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Author Kielhorn, J.

Title Dermal absorption / first draft prepared by Janet Kielhorn, Stephanie Melching-Kollmuss, and Inge Mangelsdorf
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xix, 197 pages) : illustrations
Series Environmental health criteria, 0250-863X ; 235
Environmental health criteria ; 235.
Summary This new volume in the Environmental Health Criteria Series presents an overview of dermal absorption and its consideration in the risk assessment of chemicals. It describes the methods available to assess dermal absorption, the significance of skin as a route of exposure and the interpretation of results of dermal absorption studies for risk assessment. In addition, it presents and discusses current topics of interest in the field of dermal absorption. This book will be useful to biology and toxicology scientists and researchers, as well as to regulatory authorities and the chemical industry
Notes "Published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organization and the World Health Organization, and produced within the framework of the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-162)
Notes Summary in English, French and Spanish
Print version record
Subject Skin absorption -- Measurement
Skin absorption -- Testing
Hazardous substances -- Risk assessment.
Risk assessment.
Skin absorption.
Dermatologic agents -- Toxicology
Skin Absorption -- physiology
Environmental Exposure
Risk Assessment
Skin Absorption
risk assessment.
MEDICAL -- Physiology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Skin absorption.
Risk assessment.
Hazardous substances -- Risk assessment.
Schadstoff -- Hautresorption -- Gefährdungsanalyse <Arbeitsschutz>
Hautresorption -- Schadstoff -- Gefährdungsanalyse <Arbeitsschutz>
Gefährdungsanalyse <Arbeitsschutz> -- Hautresorption -- Schadstoff.
Form Electronic book
Author Melching-Kollmuss, Stephanie.
Mangelsdorf, I.
World Health Organization
International Labour Organisation
Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals.
International Program on Chemical Safety
ISBN 9789240682306