Industrial Chemical Exposure: Guidelines for Biological Monitoring, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Robert R. Lauwerys, Perrine Hoet

CRC Press
Published April 26, 2001
Reference - 664 Pages - 29 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781566705455 - CAT# L1545

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The bestselling resource on industrial chemical assessment just got better. A practical guide to biological monitoring for industrial chemical exposure assessment, the THIRD EDITION of INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL EXPOSURE: GUIDELINES FOR BIOLOGICAL MONITORING has been completely revised to include the latest developments in the field. In addition to an update of each chapter, major revisions have been made to take into consideration new information available since the publication of the second edition.

  • Major changes to the sections on lead, benzene, trichloroethylene, and dimethylformamide
  • Fourteen completely new topics: bromine, molybdenum, perchlorate, platinum, n-heptane, ethene, 1,3-butadiene trimethylbenzene, naphthalene, terpenes, acrylamide, pesticides, tetrahydrofuran, methyl tertiarybutyl ether, n-nitrosodiethylamine
  • Discussion of the metabolic fate of chemicals
  • Increased information on the threshold of adverse effects levels
  • Development of biological monitoring methods for assessing the internal dose of additional chemicals

    This authoritative book summarizes what is known about biological monitoring for inorganic, organic and organometallic substances. It provides a summary table with practical recommendations, giving you quick and easy access to the data. With INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL EXPOSURE: GUIDELINES FOR BIOLOGICAL MONITORING you will understand the objectives of biological monitoring, the types of biological monitoring methods, their advantages and limitations, as well as practical aspects that must be considered before initiating a biological monitoring program.
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