|Document ID (ISN)||110686|
|Convention or series no.
||Environmental Health Criteria 240
International Labour Organization (ILO), Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS), Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)
||Principles and methods for the risk assessment of chemicals in food
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 2009. lxix, 656p. Illus. Bibl. Ref. Index.
||This criteria document describes general principles and methods for the risk assessment of additives, contaminants, pesticide residues, veterinary drug residues and natural constituents in foods. It also includes general guidance on the risk assessment of novel and non-traditional whole foods. Some general guidance is also given on risk assessment related to upper levels for nutrients and other beneficial food components. Detailed summaries in French and Spanish.
||food; toxic substances; chemical products; sampling and analysis; hazard evaluation; description of technique
||ILO; UNEP; WHO; food contamination; pesticides; food additives; toxicology; toxicity evaluation; glossary; criteria document
||B - Chemical safety information sheets
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)