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Environmental Impact of Chemicals: Assessment and Control

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: M Quint, D Taylor and R Purchase

Royal Society of Chemistry

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #57545 | ISBN: 0854047956
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About this book

A volume for the applied practitioner.


Contents

Overview of risk assessment ansd its applications; the role of toxicology in risk assessment; toxocological information from animal data - methylene chloride; dealing with genotoxic carcinogens - a UK approach; dealing with genotoxic carcinogens - refining the US approach; toxicological information from human data; integrated pollution control - application of principles to establish BPEO and BATNEEC; guideline values for contaminated land - underlying risk assessment concepts; contaminated land and water quality standards; OPRA - Operator and Pollution Risk Appraisal; site-specific considerations in risk assessment; information sources covering the environmental impact of chemicals; the acquisition of environmental data for legislative purpose; environmental classification and risk assessment; communicating the results of a risk assessment - lessons form radioactive waste disposal; risk assessment and reality - recognizing the limitations.

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