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Document ID (ISN)67294
CIS number 96-1432
ISBN(s) 0-87371-515-2
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Landis W.G., Yu M.H.
Title Introduction to environmental toxicology - Impacts of chemicals upon ecological systems
Bibliographic information CRC Press Inc., 2000 Corporate Blvd., N.W., Boca Raton, Florida 33431, USA, 1995. xiv, 328p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 24.95.
Abstract Contents of this manual: a framework for environmental toxicology; introduction to toxicity testing; survey and review of typical toxicity test methods; routes of exposure and modes of action; factors modifying the activity of toxicants; inorganic gaseous pollutants; biotransformation, detoxification and biodegradation; measurement and evaluation of the ecological effects of toxicants; ecological risk assessment and environmental toxicology; text of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Ecological Risk Assessment Framework.
Descriptors (primary) toxic substances; environmental pollution; ecotoxicology
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; routes of entry; metabolic process; animal experiments; manuals; hazard evaluation; toxicity evaluation; toxic gases
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Toxicology
Pollution control
Environmental pollution