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Methods for assessing exposure to chemical substances

volume 4: methods for enumerating and characterizing populations exposed to chemical substances

by Douglas A. Dixon

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Douglas A. Dixon ... [et al.].
ContributionsCallahan, Michael A., Versar, Inc, United States. Environmental Protection Agency, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Toxic Substances, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Toxic Substances. Exposure Evaluation Division
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LC ClassificationsRA1221 .M48 Vol.4
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26443170M
OCLC/WorldCa52418807

  Development of strategies and methods for assessing exposure and estimating health risks, using toxicological and epidemiological approaches, among others; Development and validation of technologies and tools designed to reduce and control exposure; Development of methods for sampling and analyzing chemical substances and biological agents. Exposure assessment is described as the “determination of the emissions, pathways and rates of movement of a substance and its transformation and degradation in order to estimate the concentration/doses to which human populations or environmental compartments are or may be exposed” (CEC, ).Environmental exposure to chemicals can be direct; as a result of emission to .

An association of health and safety professionals devoted to protecting the health of the American worker and the environment. It supports the industrial hygiene profession in the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of job-site hazards that may result in injury, illness, to workers.   Chemical agents are the main cause of occupational skin diseases and disorders. These agents are divided into two types: primary irritants and sensitizers. Primary or direct irritants act directly on the skin though chemical reactions. Sensitizers may not cause immediate skin reactions, but repeated exposure can result in allergic reactions.

Synthetic Method Assessment for Reduction Techniques (SMART) Review an unreasonable risk may occur if the substance is This book is intended primarily for people in the commercialized. resulting from exposure to a chemical substance. Risk management is . opinion on exposure assessment clearly affirms that exposure assessment has to be conservative and that a stepwise approach should be used. However, different procedures are currently used in the dietary exposure assessment of the different classes of chemical substances at EFSA. Three different approaches can be distinguished.


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FOREWORD This document 1s one of a series of volumes, developed for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Toxic Substances (OTS), that provides methods and Information useful for assessing exposure to chemical substances.

The methods described 1n these volumes have been Identified by EPA-OTS as having utility 1n exposure assessments on existing and new. Source analysis 1s also discussed 1n Section 2 of Volume 2 of this methods series (I.e., Methods for Assessing Exposure to Chemical Substances 1n the Ambient Environment).

The analysis of fate and transport of a substance to determine the media to which. Methods for assessing exposure to chemical substances: Volume 7: Methods for assessing consumer exposure to chemical substances Author(s) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency::. The EPA Office of Toxic Substances (OTS), Exposure Evaluation Division (EED), is responsible for conducting exposure assessments for new and existing chemical substances in support of.

Volume 1 of this report series (Methods for Assessing Exposure to Chemical Substances: Introduction; Versar a) details the Information sources to be used 1n this evaluation. Identifying Production and Use Processes and Activities Manufacturing (1) Examining Manufacturing Processes.

Methods For Assessing Exposure To Chemical Substances Volume 2 Methods For Assessing Exposure To Chemical Substances In The Ambient Environment. vvEPA United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Toxic Substances Washington DC September EPA / Toxic SubstancesMethods for AssessingExposure to ChemicalSubstancesVolume 2Methods for AssessingExposure to ChemicalSubstances.

Although these Guidelines focus on exposures of humans to chemical substances, much of the guidance also pertains to assessing wildlife exposure to chemicals, or human exposures to biological, noise or radiological agents. Background. The Guidelines include a glossary which helps standardize terminology used by the Agency in exposure assessment.

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Guidance is also provided on presenting the results of the exposure assessment and characterizing uncertainty. Although these Guidelines focus on exposures of humans to chemical substances, much of the guidance also pertains to assessing wildlife exposure to chemicals, or human exposures to biological, noise or radiological agents.

Concepts and Methods in Exposure Assessment. This section reviews some of the basic concepts inherent in exposure assessment. For a more detailed discussion, the reader is referred to the NRC report Human Exposure Assessment for Airborne Pollutants (NRC, b), the EPA guidelines for exposure assessment (EPA, ), and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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