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Document ID (ISN)100376
CIS number 02-1130
ISBN(s) 3-7776-1021-6
Year 2000
Convention or series no. BUA Report 220
Author(s)
German Chemical Society - GDCh-Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals (BUA)
Title Marine risk assessment: Concept and criteria
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Birkenwaldstrasse 44, 70191 Stuttgart, Germany, 2000. 34p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This document is presented as a proposal to complement the European Union convention specified in the Technical Guidance Document for Risk Assessment of New and Existing Chemicals (see CIS 97-932), in particular for risk assessment in the marine environment. Two approaches are proposed, one for local assessment, the other for regional assessment. For local areas of increased exposure, risk is assessed by comparing environmental concentration and data on biological effects. For regional areas, a modified risk assessment method is proposed, based on the identification and evaluation of substances whose discharge can lead to short- or long-term marine pollution.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; toxicology; water pollution; ecotoxicology; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; European Communities; criteria document; description of technique; directive; mathematical models
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Pollution control
Environmental pollution