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Acrylamide Health and Safety Guide
(World Health Organization, 1991)
The purpose of a Health and Safety Guide is to facilitate the application of these guidelines in national chemical safety programmes. The first three sections of a Health and Safety Guide highlight the relevant technical ...
Beyond Silent Spring: Integrated Pest Management and Chemical Safety
(Chapman & Hall, 1996)
More than 32 years ago, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring appeared upon the scene as a landmark of literary achievement which contributed greatly to the foundation of the modern environmental movement. Rachel Carson had designed ...
Biogeochemical Cycles of Specific Pollutants (Activity K)
(United Nations Environment Programme, 1989)
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) convened an Intergovernmental Meeting on the Protection of the Mediterranean (Barcelona, 28 January - 4 February 1975), which was attended by representatives of 16 States ...
Chemical Analytic Methods of Trichothecene Mycotoxins: Basic Facts about Trichothecenes
Among the toxins of microscopic fungi a significant place is occupied by trichothecene mycotoxins (trichothecenes) representing a group of chemically related compounds – derivatives of the 12, 13-apoxytrichothe-9-cene. ...
Chemical Risk Assessment: Human Risk Assessment, Environmental Risk Assessment and Ecological Risk Assessment - Training Module No. 3
There has been a dramatic increase in the use of chemicals in recent years, many of them new compounds and mixtures whose toxicological properties have not previously been studied and which might prove to be harmful to ...
Cleaner Production Worldwide - Volume II
Cleaner production is a broad term that encompasses the concepts of waste minimization, waste avoidance, pollution prevention and other similar terms. It includes initiatives such as better management and housekeeping, ...
Principles of Pesticide Toxicology
This book discusses the goals and methods of modern pesticide toxicology and describes quantitative criteria needed to assess their toxicity and hazard to man. it emphasizes the cumulative effect of long-term exposure to ...
Suggestions for the Development of a Hazard Evaluation Procedure for Potentially Toxic Chemicals - MARC Report Number 3
This document presents initial thinking on the development of a methodology designed to identify those chemicals being released into the environment which are likely to cause undue perturbations in essential biological processes.
Lead in the Soil Environment: A Technical Report - MARC Report Number 21
(Monitoring and Assessment Research Centre, 1980)
This survey of the literature on lead in soil discusses methods of estimation of total and available lead in soils, the relationships between soil properties and the uptake of lead by plants, and the form and distribution ...
Cadmium Exposure and Indicators of Kidney Function - MARC Report Number 29
This report aims to establish the relationship between cadmium dose and early indications of renal dysfunction in humans and utilizes this relationship to suggest acceptable exposure levels to the metal. Data from ...