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Main Title Toxic risks : science, regulation, and perception /
Author Gots, Ronald E.
Publisher Lewis Publishers,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 26132332
ISBN 0873715101 (acid-free paper)
Subjects Environmental health ; Toxicology ; Health risk assessment
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EJAM HWTIC RA565.G68 1993 HWTIC Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/13/2013
EJER RISK RA565.G68 1993 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 04/28/1995
EKBM  RA565.G68 1993 2 copies Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 07/23/1993
EOBM  RA565.G68 1993 NEIC Library/Denver,CO 05/27/1994 DISPERSAL
ERAM  RA565.G68 1993 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/20/1993
Collation 277 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Toxic fears: a case study -- Science and the pursuit of biological truths -- Scientific method -- Principles of toxicology -- Selected applications of science to environmental toxicology -- Early days of environmental concerns -- Cancer as the catalyst: scientists, the media and zealotry -- Environmental chemicals: common perceptions versus scientific knowledge -- Rise of toxin-related regulation -- Quantitative risk assessment: an attempt to link science to cancer policy -- Litigation -- Dioxins and agent orange -- "Sick buildings" -- Asbestos -- Lead -- Agricultural chemicals and cancer: the case of alar -- Balance between risk and reason.