chemical risk assessment Books

  • Guidelines for Risk Assessment of Chemicals

    The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) of China published two drafts for the Guidelines for Risk Assessment of Chemicals and Guidelines for Hazard Identification of New Chemical Substances and consulted publically for ...

  • Risk Assessment of Chemicals: An Introduction

    This book is the 2nd edition of a book published in 1995. The first book was written parallel to major developments in the science of risk assessment following the introduction of EU-legislation on industrial chemicals in the period 1970-1995. The present edition reflects the progress and experience since 1995 and again aims at providing ...

  • Toxicological Risk Assessment of Chemicals: A Practical Guide

    Unlike many existing books on toxicology that cover either toxicity of a particular substance or toxicity of chemicals on particular organ systems, Toxicological Risk Assessment of Chemicals: A Practical Guide lays out the principle activities of conducting a toxicological risk assessment, including international approaches and methods for the ...

  • Immunotoxicology and Risk Assessment

    This authored book presents basic immunological tenets and mechanisms at the cellular and molecular level while employing the toxicology focus on hazard identification, appropriate assays, dose response, and risk assesment by mathematical models and safety factors. It will be a useful reference to toxicologists because it will incorporate new ...

  • Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals

    Risks to humans as a consequence of chemical exposures are a complex issue with worldwide implications, especially in our modern societies. The effective management of human exposure to a variety of chemicals present in various sectors of society has indeed become a very important public health policy issue - and risk assessment promises a ...

  • The Practical Applicability of Toxicokinetic Models in the Risk Assessment of Chemicals

    In 2000 OpdenKamp Registration & Notification organized a two-day symposium in The Hague, The Netherlands, on 'The Practical Applicability of Toxicokinetic Models in the Risk Assessment of Chemicals'. Several speakers from Europe and the United States were invited to present the different aspects. A vast range of areas was discussed in relation to ...

  • Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution - Contemporary Methodology

    The main objective of the book is to contribute to the existing knowledge and practical application of modern technologies for exposure and risk assessment of chemical environmental pollution with emphasis on methodologies and the models used for environmental security. Particular attention is paid to models useful for the quantitative and ...

  • Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution - Contemporary Methodology

    The main objective of the book is to contribute to the existing knowledge and practical application of modern technologies for exposure and risk assessment of chemical environmental pollution with emphasis on methodologies and the models used for environmental security. Particular attention is paid to models useful for the quantitative and ...

  • Soil Chemical Pollution, Risk Assessment, Remediation and Security

    The main objective of the book is to contribute to the existing knowledge on soil pollution and remediation. Stress is given to: critical assessment of the used analyses and methods for study effects in combined chemical pollution (organic pollutants and pesticides, metals) on soil biota and fertility; to evaluate specific aspects of the risk ...

  • Soil Chemical Pollution, Risk Assessment, Remediation and Security

    The main objective of the book is to contribute to the existing knowledge on soil pollution and remediation. Stress is given to: critical assessment of the used analyses and methods for study effects in combined chemical pollution (organic pollutants and pesticides, metals) on soil biota and fertility; to evaluate specific aspects of the risk ...

  • Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals

    Risks to humans as a consequence of chemical exposures are a complex issue with worldwide implications, especially in our modern societies. The effective management of human exposure to a variety of chemicals present in various sectors of society has indeed become a very important public health policy issue - and risk assessment promises a ...

  • Assessing the Risks of Nuclear and Chemical Contamination in the former Soviet Union

    Risk assessment has come to assume acute importance in the former Soviet Union since money is so scarce, yet the needs for cleanup are so huge. Other factors contribute to this situation, too: New leaders are still emerging, and governmental structures are still evolving. This creates a particular difficulty for environmentalists who attempt ...

  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

    You may have read about the principles of Hazop and Hazan, but how many books take you into them, and other hazard identification methods, step by step? This text gives you practical advice on how to do it. Geoff Wells has been teaching these techniques for many years as MSc level, and here he passes on his wealth of ...

  • Ecological Risk Assessment, Second Edition

    The definitive reference in its field, Ecological Risk Assessment, Second Edition details the latest advances in science and practice. In the fourteen years since the publication of the best-selling first edition, ecological risk assessment (ERA) has moved from the margins into the spotlight. It is now commonly applied to the regulation of ...

  • Ecological Risk Assessment for Contaminated Sites

    Love Canal. Exxon Valdez. Times Beach. Sacramento River Spill. Amoco Cadiz. Seveso. Every area of the world has been affected by improper waste disposal and chemical spills. Common hazardous waste sites include abandoned warehouses, manufacturing facilities, processing plants, and landfills. These sites poison the land and contaminate groundwater ...

  • Ecological Risk Assessment of Contaminants in Soil

    Many industrialized and developing countries are faced with the assessment of potential risks associated with contaminated land. A variety of human activities have left their impacts on soils in the form of elevated and locally high concentrations of potential toxicants. In several cases sources have not yet been stopped and contamination ...

  • Modelling of Environmental Chemical Exposure and Risk

    Mathematical models are being increasingly used to estimate the concentrations of a wide range of substances in the environment for a variety of reasons, including government control and legislation, and risk and hazard estimation. Exposure assessment has to be performed for many types of substances, including pesticides, industrial ...

  • Modelling of Environmental Chemical Exposure and Risk

    Mathematical models are being increasingly used to estimate the concentrations of a wide range of substances in the environment for a variety of reasons, including government control and legislation, and risk and hazard estimation. Exposure assessment has to be performed for many types of substances, including pesticides, industrial ...

  • The Politics of Chemical Risk: Scenarios for a Regulatory Future

    All industrial countries have developed regulatory systems to assess and manage the risk of chemical substances to the working and natural environment. The pressure to harmonize these often specialized regulatory systems is increasingly strong at the international level. Such harmonization not only entails the assessment of particular ...

  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: 3rd Vol.

    Features the latest advances in determining the impact of chemicals on the environment. A comprehensive overview of the current status of ecological risk assessment and suggested advances for the discipline is the cornerstone of this publication. Twenty-two additional papers are presented in five categories, including, for the first time ever, the ...

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