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Calculated Risks : Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in our Environment - 2nd edition

Calculated Risks : Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in our Environment (ISBN10: 0521783089; ISBN13: 9780521783088)
ISBN13: 978-0521783088
ISBN10: 0521783089

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521788786
ISBN10: 0521788781

Summary: Safeguarding economic prosperity, whilst protecting human health and the environment, is at the forefront of scientific and public interest. This book provides a practical and balanced view on toxicology, control, risk assessment and risk management, addressing the interplay between science and public health policy. This fully revised and updated new edition provides a detailed analysis on chemical and by-product exposure, how they enter the body and the suitability of moreimposed safety limits. New chapters on dose, with particular emphasis on children and vulnerable subpopulations, reproductive and developmental toxicants and toxicity testing are included. With updated and comprehensive coverage of international developments of risk management and safety, this will have broad appeal to researchers and professionals involved in chemical safety and regulation as well as the general reader interested in environmental pollution and public health.

  • Practical and balanced view of toxicology, risk assessment and risk management from a global perspective
  • First edition won honourable mention at the 1993 Medical Book Awards
  • Sources and further reading material are provided less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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