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Main Title Assessing human health risks from chemically contaminated fish and shellfish : a guidance manual /
Author Devonald, K. ; Maxted, J.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Marine and Estuarine Protection.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA-503/8-89-002
Stock Number PB91-168369
OCLC Number 20872366
Subjects Marine pollution--United States ; Estuaries--United States ; Health risk assessment--United States ; Seafood ; Shellfish ; Food contamination ; Health hazards ; Chemicals ; Dose-response relationships ; Carcinogenicity tests
Additional Subjects Seafood ; Shellfish ; Food contamination ; Health hazards ; Risk assessment ; Chemicals ; Dose-response relationships ; Carcinogenicity tests
Internet Access
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Internet Archive, Full text available from Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  SH174.A87 1989 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/29/2016
EIAD  EPA-503/8-89-002 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 01/31/2003
EJDD  EPA-503/8-89-002 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 02/14/2013
EJED  EPA-503/8-89-002 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 02/08/1991
EKBD  EPA-503/8-89-002 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 12/26/2012
EKCD  EPA-503/8-89-002 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 01/23/2013
ELAD  EPA 503-8-89-002 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 05/23/2016
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 503-8-89-002 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ELBD  EPA 503-8-89-002 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/01/1991
ERAD  EPA 503/8-89-002 2 COPIES Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 01/25/1991
NTIS  PB91-168369 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 1 volume (various pagings) ; 28 cm
The manual identifies procedures for assessing health risks from fish and shellfish, including summarizing assumptions and uncertainties; provides guidance on presenting assessment results; and summarizes standard model variables and criteria related to risk assessment.
Cover title. "September 1989." Includes bibliographical references (pages 77-91). Document prepared under the Environmental Protection Agency Contract Number: Contract No. 68-03-3319
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Overview of risk assessment and risk management -- Hazard Identification -- Dose-response assessment -- Exposure assessment -- Risk characterization -- Presentation and interpretation of results.