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Document ID (ISN)110365
CIS number 09-1300
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 2009
Convention or series no. ND 2312-216-09
Author(s) Triolet J., Héry M.
Title Chemical risk assessment methods - A critical analysis
Original title Les méthodes d'évaluation des risques chimiques - Une analyse critique [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 2009, No.216, p.11-22. 8 ref.
Internet access http://www.hst.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/IntranetObject-accesParReference/ND%202312/$File/ND2312.pdf [in French]
Abstract Within the framework of agreements intended to improve how the CMR (carcinogens, mutagens and reprotoxic substances) risk is taken into account in the chemicals, paint manufacturing and mechanical engineering sectors, an inventory of the available chemical risk assessment methods was drawn up and a critical analysis was carried out. Seven of these methods, sufficiently similar so as to be comparable, were then applied to a test case designed to be representative of an enterprise of the chemicals and paint sectors. Findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) chemical products; limitation of exposure; plant safety and health organization; safe working methods; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; antifertility effects; machinery industry; comparative study; paint and varnish industry; France; carcinogenic effects; chemical industry
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Risk evaluation