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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 testing.
Risk assessment.
Environmental health.
Carcinogenicity Tests > Congresses.
Carcinogens > Congresses.
Environmental Monitoring > methods > Congresses.
Risk Factors > Congresses.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0585025479
  • ISBN: 9780585025476
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 356 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1993.

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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.
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