16. Chemistry, Toxicity, and Health Risk Assessment of Drinking Water Disinfection By-Products

  1. Dr. Moiz Mumtaz
  1. Jane Ellen Simmons1 and
  2. Linda K. Teuschler2

Published Online: 28 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630196.ch16

Principles and Practice of Mixtures Toxicology

Principles and Practice of Mixtures Toxicology

How to Cite

Simmons, J. E. and Teuschler, L. K. (2010) Chemistry, Toxicity, and Health Risk Assessment of Drinking Water Disinfection By-Products, in Principles and Practice of Mixtures Toxicology (ed M. Mumtaz), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630196.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Computational Toxicology and Methods, Development Laboratory, Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine, MS-F62, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental, Effects Research Laboratory, 109 T. W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA

  2. 2

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, Chemical Mixtures Research Team, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, MC-A-110, Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA

  1. This article has been reviewed by the National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory of the United States Protection Agency and approved for publication. Approval does not signify that the contents necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Agency, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319923

Online ISBN: 9783527630196

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Keywords:

  • aberrant crypt foci;
  • disinfection by-products;
  • hazard index;
  • multiple-purpose design;
  • source-water characteristics;
  • total organic halide;
  • water disinfection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regulation of DBPs in the United States

  • DBP Mixture Health Effects Data Collection and Related Risk Assessment Approaches

  • Health Effects Data on DBP Mixtures

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References