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Document ID (ISN)50628
CIS number 88-2017
ISSN - Serial title 0097-6326 - Federal Register
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Environmental Protection Agency
Title Guidelines for estimating exposures [USA]
Bibliographic information 24 Sep. 1986, Vol.51, No.185, p.34042-34054.
Abstract These guidelines are non-binding policy documents, with no direct effect on the regulated community. It is emphasised that risk assessment is on a case-by-case basis, giving consideration to all relevant scientific information. Contents: general guidelines and principles (exposure and dose, decision path to determine the scope of an assessment, uncertainty); organisation and contents of an exposure assessment (overview, elements of the assessment). Appendices contain responses to comments from outside the Agency on, among other topics: the technical nature of the approach; measurement versus modelling; uses of information; worst-case estimates; uncertainty analysis; characterisation of populations; terminology problems.
Descriptors (primary) USA; toxicology; chemical hazards; exposure evaluation; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) directive
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Exposure evaluation