Calculated Risks: The Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in our Environment
Calculated Risks: The Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in our Environment by Joseph V. Rodricks
Calculated Risks: The Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in our Environment Author: Joseph V. Rodricks
Title: Calculated Risks: The Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in our Environment
ISBN: 0521788781
ISBN13: 978-0521788786
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Pages: 358 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (December 4, 2006)
Language: English
Category: Other
Size PDF version: 1842 kb
Size EPUB version: 1501 kb
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences




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 revised edition provides a detailed analysis on chemical and by-product exposure, how they enter the body and the suitability of imposed safety limits. 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.