Chapter 30. Approaches to Identifying Adverse Health Effects of Chemicals in Use

  1. Mervyn Richardson
  1. John H. Duffus and
  2. Morrell H. Draper

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch30

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

How to Cite

Duffus, J. H. and Draper, M. H. (1994) Approaches to Identifying Adverse Health Effects of Chemicals in Use, in Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual (ed M. Richardson), VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch30

Editor Information

  1. Birch Assessment Services for Information on Chemicals, 6 Birch Drive, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 2UL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527286300

Online ISBN: 9783527616039

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Keywords:

  • adverse health effects identification;
  • hazards;
  • synthetic chemicals;
  • carcinogenicity;
  • control measures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Development of Control Measures

  • The Current Chemical Dimension

  • Chemicals in the Community

  • Chemicals in Industry and Carcinogenicity

  • Chemical Exposures and Illness

  • Morbidity Data

  • Surveys of Industries

  • Toxic Chemicals in the Factory

  • Chemical Safety at the Workplace

  • Toxic Chemicals and the Environment

  • Summary