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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Generations at risk : reproductive health and the environment /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Schettler, Ted.
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 40443995
ISBN 0262194139 (alk. paper)
Subjects Reproductive toxicology ; Reproductive toxicology ; Human reproduction--Effect of chemicals on ; Environmental Exposure--adverse effects ; Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects ; Fetal Diseases--chemically induced ; Hazardous Substances--adverse effects ; Pregnancy Complications--chemically induced ; Reproduction--physiology ; Teratogens--toxicity
Holdings
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
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Status
EIAM  RA1224.2.G46 1999 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 06/30/2000
EJAM  RA1224.2.G46 1999 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/20/2000
EJBM  RA1224.2.G46 1999 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/08/2002
EJEM  RA1224.2.G46 1999 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 02/09/2001
EJER RISK RA1224.2.G46 1999 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 02/09/2001
EKBM  RA1224.2.G46 1999 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/25/2005
ELBM  RA1224.2.G46 1999 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 07/07/2006
ENAM  RA1224.2.G46 1999 Region 7 IRC Library/Kansas City,KS 03/21/2003
EOAM  RA1224.2.G46 1999 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 10/27/2006
ERAM  RA1224.2.G46 1999 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 07/15/2000
Collation xviii, 417 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. {337}-396) and index.
Contents Notes
Understanding and using the science: reproductive physiology and toxicology. Reproductive and developmental physiology ; hormones, hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal system, the ovaries, the testes, normal fetal development, how toxicants can affect reproduction and development, principles of abnormal development -- Role of science in public health decisions ; the scientific method and the issue of proof, animal toxicology, epidemiology, quantitative risk assessment, reexamining scientific tools. Reproductive and developmental effects of selected substances and human exposures. Metals ; lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic, manganese -- Organic solvents ; reproductive and developmental effects in humans, solvent profiles -- Pesticides ; active ingredients and "inerts", pesticides fate and transport, exposure to pesticides, reproductive and developmental toxicity of pesticides, pesticide profiles -- Endocrine disruptors ; mechanisms of action, health effects of endocrine disruptors, endocrine disruptor profiles -- Human exposures to reproductive toxicants ; data sources relevant to human exposure, data relevant to human exposure to reproductive toxicants, relevance of exposure information. Guide to investigating environmental threats to reproduction. Regulation of hazardous chemicals and your right to know ; regulatory responsibility, informed consent and the right-to-know, twentieth-century seminal events relating to toxic chemicals -- Taking action: how to assess reproductive threats at home, in the community, and in the workplace ; common routes of exposure, source of information, home survey to assess threats, community assessment, workplace assessment, consulting a physician, conclusion -- Primer for the clinician ; occupational and environmental history, how to obtain more information, follow-up -- Reflections and recommendations ; science: fragmentation and political influence, soundness of science, right to know, integrated public health approach, redefining goals.