Toxicity Monitoring Books

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Frames in the Toxicity Controversy

by Springer

There is a great deal of controversy about how to deal with man-made chemicals. Environmentalists and industrialists throughout the world clash on such subjects as chlorine, PVC, endocrine disrupters and the precautionary principle. In this book Tukker untangles the controversy. Three chapters relate to long-term evaluations into two ...;

Community Toxicity Testing

by ASTM International

This book offers the reader a series of case histories of actual use of complex test systems together with a discussion of their advantages and disadvantages. A substantial amount of information and methodology is provided that can be used in the validation process at the community level of biological organization.;

Aquatic Invertebrate Bioassays

by ASTM International

The first comprehensive review of the use of invertebrates in toxicity testing and hazard evaluation. Discussions range from comprehensive evaluations of specific organisms to proposals for alternative methods.;

Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination: Indicators of Change

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

As rising levels of mercury in the environment pose an increasing threat of toxicity to humans and wildlife, several laws already call for industries to reduce mercury emissions at the source. Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination: Indicators of Change outlines the infrastructure and methods needed to measure, monitor, and regulate the ...;

Predicting Chemical Toxicity and Fate

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSARs) are increasingly used to predict the harmful effects of chemicals to humans and the environment. The increased use of these methods in a variety of areas (academic, industrial, regulatory) results from a realization that very little toxicological or fate data is available on the vast amount of ...;

New Microbiotests for Routine Toxicity Screening and Biomonitoring

by Springer

This special volume is the output of the 'International Symposium on New Microbiotests for Routine Toxicity Screening and Biomonitoring - Development - Applications - Cost-effectiveness' which was organized in June 1998 in Brno, Czech Republic. It comprises 60 original and peer-reviewed papers selected from over 100 oral and poster ...;

Phthalate Esters

by Springer

Phthalate esters are an important class of chemicals widely used in commercial applications, primarily as plasticizers to soften vinyl, but they are also used in consumer products. This book reviews the state of the scientific knowledge of phthalate esters in the environment. Key information reported includes: analytical methodologies; a ...;

Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

Building on the foundation set by its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is both a broad, comprehensive desk reference and a guide for field research. This fourth edition contains more than 1,700 additional references, including adsorption data for more than 800 organic compounds and metals, ...;

Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems

by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group

Current procedures used for hazard identification and classification are based on persistence, bioaccumulation, and toxicity measurements. Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems provides the basis for improvements to the current model for hazard assessment. The book reviews the scientific ...;

Technologies for Environmental Cleanup: Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management

by Springer

It is generally acknowledged today that the most effective strategy for toxic and hazardous waste management is: reduction, reuse and recycle. However, to date most of the activity has been in treatment technologies. This book focuses on recent technological issues commercially available or in various stages of implementation. ...;

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