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Document ID (ISN)103923
CIS number 05-171
Year 2004
Convention or series no. ECETOC Technical Report No.92
Title Soil and sediment risk assessment of organic chemicals
Bibliographic information European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals, Avenue E. Van Nieuwenhuyse 4, Bte. 6, 1160 Bruxelles, Belgium, Dec. 2004. 140p. Illus. 166 ref. Price: EUR 125.00.
Abstract When assessing the risks of chemicals to organisms in soils and sediments, the method for estimating the likely concentration and the potential for harm to the organisms need to be properly understood. This report identifies a number of key variables that require better definition in the current technical guidance document (TGD), especially as the risk assessment is refined and moves from the screening stage to the successive investigative phases. These include estimates of emissions, phase partitioning behaviour, bioavailability, test protocols, research topics and test strategies.
Descriptors (primary) organic compounds; hazard evaluation; ecotoxicology; pollution control; neighbourhood protection
Descriptors (secondary) report; solubility; reliability; glossary; sampling and analysis; description of technique; research
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Risk evaluation