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Drinking Water Regulation Reference
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Risk Assessment for Chemicals in Drinking Water
edited by Robert A. Howd

Risk Assessment of Chemicals in Drinking Water provides a comprehensive reference on state-of-the-art risk assessment methodologies for drinking water, and is a definitive guide for professionals in the field.

Features:

  • Includes descriptions of the use of variability analysis, exposure analysis, physiologically based pharmacokinetics, and modeling for both cancer and non-cancer endpoints
  • Describes the practices of major organizations like the U.S. EPA, Health Canada, World Health Organization, and California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
  • Explains how to include sensitive sub-populations in risk assessments
  • Covers the potential of using genomic and proteomic screens

Contents

  1. Introduction to drinking water risk assessment
  2. Summary of the development of federal drinking water regulations and health-based guidelines for chemical contaminants
  3. Interpretation of toxicologic data for drinking water risk assessment
  4. Exposure source and multiroute exposure considerations for risk assessment of drinking water contaminants
  5. Toxicokinetics for drinking water risk assessment
  6. Health risk assessment of chemical mixtures in drinking water
  7. Protection of infants, children, and other sensitive subpopulations
  8. Risk assessment for essential nutrients
  9. Risk assessment for arsenic in drinking water
  10. Risk assessment for chloroform, reconsidered
  11. Risk assessment of a thyroid hormone disruptor: perchlorate
  12. Emerging contaminants in drinking water: a California perspective
  13. U.S. EPA drinking water field office perspectives and needs for risk assessment
  14. Risk assessment: emerging issues, recent advances, and future challenges

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Risk Assessment for Chemicals in Drinking Water
edited by Robert A. Howd
2008 • 371 pages • $131.00 + shipping
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