Issues in risk assessment / Committee on Risk Assessment Methodology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.
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|Subject:||Health risk assessment.
Carcinogenicity Tests > Congresses.
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- ISBN: 0585025479
- ISBN: 9780585025476
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 356 pages) : illustrations
- Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1993.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Use of the maximum tolerated dose in animal bioassays for carcinogenicity -- Introduction -- Correlations between carcinogenic potency and other measures of toxicity -- Advantages and disadvantages of bioassays that use the MTD -- Options considered -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Two-stage model of carcinogenesis -- Issues in risk assessment -- Paradigm for ecological risk assessment -- Introduction -- Scope of ecological risk assessment -- Revision of 1983 framework to incorporate ecological risk assessment -- Key scientific problems limiting application of ecological risk assessment -- Conclusions -- Recommendations.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.