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Document ID (ISN)46798
CIS number 86-1745
ISBN(s) 0-86587-044-6
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Chemical Manufacturers Association
Title Risk analysis in the chemical industry
Bibliographic information 2501 M Street, NW, Washington DC 20037, USA, 1985. 269p. Illus. Bibl. Price: US$39.00.
Abstract Papers presented at a symposium sponsored by the Chemical Manufacturers Association (Washington, DC, USA, 23-24 Sep. 1985). Titles: risk assessment for chemicals, an overview; risk assessment: introduction and overview; hazard assessment: considerations in the design and interpretation of studies; exposure assessment in risk analysis; occupational exposure assessment; some capabilities, limitations, and pitfalls in the quantitative risk assessment of formaldehyde; EPA assessment of formaldehyde under the Toxic Substances Control Act; improving quantitative risk estimates with mechanistic data: the case of formaldehyde; environmental risk assessment (evaluating environmental exposure to chemicals; the toxicological data base and decision making); risk assessment issues presented by 1,3-butadiene; risk analysis for physical hazards: a toxic chemical case study; prioritising health risk assessments; some issues in the quantitative modeling portion of cancer risk assessment; risk analysis and its role in managing risk.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; health hazards; neighbourhood protection; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) formaldehyde; conference; exposure evaluation; butadiene
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Chemical industry