|Document ID (ISN)||105560|
|Convention or series no.
||ECETOC Technical Report No.98
||Risk assessment of PBT chemicals
||European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals, Avenue E. Van Nieuwenhuyse 4, Bte. 6, 1160 Bruxelles, Belgium, Dec. 2005. 126p. 162 ref.
||This report presents an introduction into the principles of risk assessment, and its application to persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals and very persistent, very bioaccumulative (vPvB) chemicals. Main topics covered: definitions of persistence, bioaccumulation and toxicity and review of existing regulatory schemes; principles of risk assessment for PBT and vPvB chemicals; environmental exposure assessment; assessment of bioaccumulation; environmental effects assessment; recommended risk assessment strategy for PBT chemicals; advances in risk assessment.
||toxicology; ecotoxicology; hazard evaluation; toxic substances
||routes of entry; legal aspects; glossary; environment; description of technique; report
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Belgium|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)