EPA Science Inventory

Thoracic and respirable particle definitions for human health risk assessment

Citation:

BROWN, J. S., T. Gordon, O. Price, AND B. Asgharian. Thoracic and respirable particle definitions for human health risk assessment. Particle and Fibre Toxicology. BioMed Central Ltd, London, Uk, 10:12, (2013).

Description:

Provides estimates of the thoracic and respirable fractions, for adults and children during typical activities during both nasal and oral inhalation, that may be used in the design of experimental studies and interpretation of evidence of health effects.

Purpose/Objective:

To provide estimates of the thoracic and respirable fractions, for adults and children during typical activities during both nasal and oral inhalation, that may be used in the design of experimental studies and interpretation of evidence of health effects.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (JOURNAL/PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)
Start Date: 05/01/2013
Completion Date: 05/01/2013
Record Last Revised: 03/05/2014
Record Created: 04/18/2012
Record Released: 04/18/2012
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 242666

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC

ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA ASSESSMENT GROUP