|Document ID (ISN)||54804|
|Convention or series no.
||Graham J.D., Green L.C., Robers M.J.
||In search of safety: chemicals and cancer risk
||Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA, USA, and 126 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SD, United Kingdom, 1988. 260p. Bibl. Index. Price: GBP 27.95 (in the UK).
||This book analyses the controversies that arise in the US concerning the regulation of chemicals that are known or suspected to cause occupational cancer and gives some recommendations designed to clarify and strengthen the important role that science can play in the resolution of these problems. Contents: objectives and methods; setting regulatory priorities; interpreting the scientific evidence on formaldehyde and cancer, and on benzene and cancer; the problem of setting standards; quantifying cancer risks; science and policy conflict.
||formaldehyde; benzene; occupational pathology; toxic substances; neoplasms; permissible levels; hazard evaluation; carcinogenic effects; limitation of exposure
||comment on law; USA
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational exposure limits