EPA Science Inventory

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AND DOCUMENTATION OF BIOLOGICAL VALUES FOR USE IN RISK ASSESSMENT

Citation:

U.S. EPA. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AND DOCUMENTATION OF BIOLOGICAL VALUES FOR USE IN RISK ASSESSMENT. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/6-87/008 (NTIS PB88179874), 1988.

Description:

The document was prepared by the Office of Health and Environmental Assessment, Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office, Cincinnati, OH for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. The document consists of an extensive compliation of values gleaned from published literature sources for lifespan, body weight, food consumption, water consumption and inhalation volumes for a wide range of predominately mammalian species.

Synthesis of the information to provide recommendations concerning parameters for conversion of exposure data (drinking water, food and air concentration) from mammalian toxicological studies to dose estimates in units of milligrams/kilogram body weight/day is provided.

Purpose/Objective:

report

URLs/Downloads:

Recommendations For And Documentation Of Biological Values For Use In Risk Assessment (Final)   (PDF,395 pp, 3484 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Start Date: 09/01/1988
Completion Date: 09/01/1988
Record Last Revised: 09/04/2014
Record Created: 05/24/2002
Record Released: 05/24/2002
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 34855

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT