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Main Title Polybrominated biphenyls.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Gross, W.
Kielhorn, J.
Melber, C.
Publisher World Health Organization,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 30560058
ISBN 9241571527
Subjects Environmental health ; Environmental Pollutants--toxicity ; Polybromated biphenyls--Metabolism ; Polybromated biphenyls--Toxicology ; Polybrominated biphenyls--Environmental aspects ; Polybrominated biphenyls--Physiological effects ; Polybrominated biphenyls--Toxicology ; Polybrominated Biphenyls--poisoning ; Polybrominated Biphenyls--toxicity
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJEM  RA1242.P69 P65 1994 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 10/07/2015
EKBD  WHO/EHC-152 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 10/23/1998
Collation 577 p. : ill.
Summary in French and Spanish. "First draft prepared by Dr. W. Gross, Dr. J. Kielhorn, and Dr. C. Melber ... ." Contains the collective views of the WHO Task Group on Environmental Health Criteria for Polybrominated Biphenyls. "Published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization." "IPCS, International Programme on Chemical Safety"--Cover. Includes bibliographical references (p. 486-528).
Contents Notes
Summary and evaluation, conclusions and recommendations -- Identity, physical and chemical properties, analytical methods -- Sources of human and environmental exposure -- Environmental transport, distribution and transformation -- Environmental levels and human exposure -- Kinetics and metabolism -- Effects on organisms in the environment -- Effects on experimental animals and in vitro test systems -- Effects on humans -- Previous evaluation by international bodies.