Industrial Chemical Exposure: Guidelines for Biological Monitoring (3rd Revised edition)

Industrial Chemical Exposure: Guidelines for Biological Monitoring (3rd Revised edition)

By: Robert R. Lauwerys (author), Perrine Hoet (author)Hardback

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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. SEE WHAT'S NEW IN THE THIRD 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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Introduction Definitions and Objectives of Biological Monitoring of Exposure to Industrial Chemicals Classification of Biological Monitoring Methods Principal Advantages of Biological Monitoring Conditions and Limitations of Biological Monitoring Biological Monitoring of Susceptibility Selection of the Appropriate Biological Media and Sampling Time Interpretation of Results Biological Monitoring of Exposure to Inorganic and Organometallic Substances Aluminum Antimony Arsenic Barium Beryllium Bromine Cadmium Carbon Disulfide Chromium Cobalt Copper Fluoride Germanium Hydrogen Sulfide Lead Manganese Mercury Molybdenum Nickel Nitrous Oxide Perchlorate Platinum Selenium Silver Tellurium Thallium Uranium Vanadium Zinc Biological Monitoring of Exposure to Organic Substances Unsubstituted Aliphatic and Alicyclic Hydrocarbons Unsubstituted Aromatic Hydrocarbons Halogenated Hydrocarbons Amino and Nitro Derivatives Alcohols Glycols and Derivatives Ketones Aldehydes Amides and Anhydrides Phenol and Derivatives Carbon Monoxide Cyanides and Nitriles Isocyanates Pesticides Ethers Miscellaneous Chemicals Mutagenic and Carcinogenic Substances Summary of Recommendations

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  • publication date: 26/04/2001
  • ISBN13: 9781566705455
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 664
  • ID: 9781566705455
  • weight: 1111
  • ISBN10: 1566705452
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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