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Author Nielsen, Elsa.

Title Toxicological risk assessment of chemicals : a practical guide / Elsa Nielsen, Grete Østergaard, John Christian Larsen
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 418 pages) : illustrations
Contents International and federal bodies involved in risk assessment of chemical substances -- Data for hazard assessment -- Hazard assessment -- Standard setting : threshold effects -- Standard setting : non-threshold effects (carcinogenicity) -- Exposure assessment -- Risk characterization -- Regulatory standards set by various bodies -- Combined actions of chemicals in mixture
Summary Unlike many existing books on toxicology that cover either toxicity of a particular substance or toxicity of chemicals on particular organ systems, "Toxicological Risk Assessment of Chemicals: A Practical Guide" lays out the principle activities of conducting a toxicological risk assessment, including international approaches and methods for the risk assessment of chemical substances. It illustrates each step in the process: hazard identification, a dose response assessment, and exposure assessment. The book also summarizes the basic concepts of interaction of chemicals in mixtures and discusses various approaches to testing such mixtures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Environmental risk assessment.
Health risk assessment.
Toxicity testing.
Hazardous Substances -- toxicity.
Environmental Exposure -- prevention & control.
Risk Assessment -- methods.
Risk Assessment -- standards.
Form Electronic book
Author Larsen, John Christian.
Østergaard, Grete.
ISBN 0849372658 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1420006940 (electronic bk.)
9780849372650 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781420006940 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)