Chapter 3. Hazard and Risk Assessment of Chemical Carcinogenicity within a Regulatory Context

  1. Ching-Hung Hsu and
  2. Todd Stedeford
  1. Henk Tennekes1,
  2. Virginia A. Gretton2 and
  3. Todd Stedeford3

Published Online: 5 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470622728.ch3

Cancer Risk Assessment

Cancer Risk Assessment

How to Cite

Tennekes, H., Gretton, V. A. and Stedeford, T. (2010) Hazard and Risk Assessment of Chemical Carcinogenicity within a Regulatory Context, in Cancer Risk Assessment (eds C.-H. Hsu and T. Stedeford), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470622728.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Health, Safety & Environment, Albemarle Corporation, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Experimental Toxicology Services, Zutphen, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    SafePharm Laboratories Ltd., Derbyshire, United Kingdom

  3. 3

    Health, Safety & Environment, Albemarle Corporation, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470238226

Online ISBN: 9780470622728

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Keywords:

  • hazard and risk assessment of chemical carcinogenicity - within regulatory context;
  • regulatory schemes for industrial chemicals and biocides and EU Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH);
  • scientific aspects of carcinogenic risk assessment - mathematical model for carcinogenic risk assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Risk Assessment

  • Regulatory Schemes for Industrial Chemicals and Biocides

  • Scientific Aspects of Carcinogenic Risk Assessment

  • Conclusions

  • References