Chapter 7. Environmental Hazard Assessment of Chemicals

  1. Mervyn Richardson
  1. Tadayoshi Shigeoka,
  2. Kikuo Yoshida and
  3. Hotaka Saito

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch7

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

How to Cite

Shigeoka, T., Yoshida, K. and Saito, H. (1994) Environmental Hazard Assessment of Chemicals, in Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual (ed M. Richardson), VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch7

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:

  • environmental Hazard Assessment;
  • environmental pollution;
  • predicted environmental concentration (PEC);
  • mathematical models;
  • environmental fate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mathematical Models for Environmental Fate and Exposure of Chemicals

  • Assessment Methods of the Toxic Effects of Chemicals

  • Fish Cytotoxicity Assay

  • Hazard Assessment of Chemicals in Japan

  • Conclusion and Future Prospects

  • Acknowledgements