|Document ID (ISN)||67160|
|Convention or series no.
||Dioxins and health
||Plenum Publishing Corporation, 233 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013, USA, 1994. xxii, 710p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: USD 125.00 USA and Canada; USD 150.00 elsewhere.
||This manual comprises contributions from specialists in various disciplines on recent research into dioxins and related compounds. Contents include: an overview of the effects of dioxins and dioxin-like compounds; methods of risk assessment; environmental sources, distribution and fate; dioxins in food; toxicology; pharmacokinetics; immunotoxic effects; species comparison of dose-response effects and implications for risk assessment; developmental and reproductive toxicity; aquatic toxicity; mammalian carcinogenesis; neurochemical and behavioural effects; exposure assessment and measurement in human tissues; human health effects of polychlorinated biphenyls; cancer epidemiology; reproductive epidemiology of dioxins; health effects of the Seveso accident and other incidents.
||dioxins; biological effects; toxicology
||toxic effects; exposure tests; chlorinated dibenzodioxins; antifertility effects; polychlorinated biphenyls; chlorinated dibenzofurans; tetrachlorodibenzodioxin; manuals; hazard evaluation; epidemiologic study; ecotoxicology; toxicity evaluation; teratogenic effects; dose-response relationship; carcinogenic effects; immunotoxic effects; food contamination; neurotoxic effects
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Genetic factors in reaction to exposures