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Air Toxics and Risk Assessment

By: Edward J Calabrese and Elaina M Kenyon

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #85342 | ISBN: 0873711653
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Unlike most books, this one actually does risk assessments for you for over 110 chemicals that are confirmed or probable air toxics. All chemicals are analyzed with a scientifically sound methodology - outlined in the book - to assess public health risk associated with exposure to air toxics. Methodology will allow you to properly handle all air toxic health concerns within a practical decision-free framework. This permits the application of methodology to any new chemical. Each chemical or compound is organized by synonym, molecular weight, molecular formula, AALG, occupational limits, drinking water limits, toxicity profile and indexed by CAS number, and synonyms.


List of Tables. List of Figures. Abbreviations. Background and Methodology: Introduction to the Problem and Review of Current Approaches. Secondary Data Sources. An Approach for the Rapid Development of Scientifically Defensible AALs. Chemical Specific Assessments: Appendices: DRINKING WATER LIMITS. CHEMICAL-SPECIFIC WORKSHEET. DOSE CALCULATIONS, SCALING AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS. Criteria for Assessing the Quality of Individual Human Epidemiologic Studies. Criteria for Assessing the Quality of Individual Animal Toxicity Studies. Bibliography of NTP/NIEHS Papers Relevant to Evaluation of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies. Gene-Tox Program Publication List. Brief Description of the EPA RfC. Examples of LOAEL and NOAEL Selection When Multiple Responses are Available.

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