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Human risk assessment

the role of animal selection and extrapolation

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Published by Taylor & Francis in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toxicology -- Animal models.,
  • Health risk assessment.,
  • Animals, Laboratory.,
  • Disease Models, Animal.,
  • Toxicology -- methods.,
  • Toxicology -- standards.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor in chief, M.V. Roloff ; assistant editor, A.G.E. Wilson ; associate editors, W.E. Ribelin, W.P. Ridley, and F.A. Ruecker.
    ContributionsRoloff. M. V., Wilson, A. G. E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1199.4.A54 H86 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 281 p. :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2381425M
    ISBN 100850663687
    LC Control Number87010067

    The hazard-identification step of a risk assessment generally concludes with a qualitative narrative of the types of toxic responses, if any, that can be caused by the chemical under review, the strength of the supporting evidence, and the scientific merits of the data and their value for predicting human toxicity.


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