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Quantitative estimation of the risk to humans resulting from exposure to chemicals

M. F. Mitchell

Quantitative estimation of the risk to humans resulting from exposure to chemicals

by M. F. Mitchell

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Published by National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health risk assessment,
  • Toxicity testing -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 83-90.

    Statementby M. F. Mitchell ... [et al.].
    SeriesStrengths and limitations of benefits cost analyses applied to the assessment of industrial organic chemicals including pesticides -- monograph no. 6, Publication of the Environmental Secretariat -- NRCC 24465, Publication of the Environmental Secretariat (National Research Council of Canada. Environmental Secretariat) -- NRCC 24465
    ContributionsNational Research Council of Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1199 M57 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 90 p. --
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18366333M

    The estimated cancer risk resulting from occupational exposure to the threshold limit values (TLVs) were also computed using dose-response curves developed as a part of EPA quantitative risk assessments. Substantial agreement between the EPA and the CS-TLV Committee was found when the relative potency of these carcinogens was compared. Round Tables.- Reasons for Distrusting Human Risk Assessment Based Solely on In Vitro or Animal Test Results.- Quantitative Relationships, if Any, Between Human and Animal Carcinogenesis: Biological Aspects.- Qualitative and Quantitative Problems in the Extrapolation of Risk to Humans from Animal Data.- Risks from Ambient Chemicals and Radiations

    Occasionally, exposure–effect observations are available for particularly susceptible human populations, such as with ozone and persons with asthma (U.S. EPA ), or those sensitive to chronic beryllium disease (U.S. EPA ), which allows for a data-driven estimation of the likely impact of interindividual variability on human health risk. These ways of exposure, together with the transport processes leading to them, are shown in Figure As it can be deduced from this figure, the evaluation of risk for humans requires the quantitative evaluation of the rate at which each process will occur.

    Formal risk assessment is a required component of most professional dive planning, but the format and methodology may uences of an incident due to an identified hazard are generally chosen from a small number of standardised categories, and probability is estimated based on statistical data on the rare occasions when it is available, and on a best guess estimate based on personal. Granath FN, Vaca C, Ehrenberg L, & Tornqvist M () Cancer risk estimation of genotoxic chemicals based on target dose and a multiplicative model. Risk Anal, Greenblatt MS, Bennett WP, Hollstein M, & Harris CC () Mutations in the p53 tumor suppressor gene: clues to cancer etiology and molecular patogenesis.


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