||Bioaccumulation factor portions of the proposed water quality guidance for the Great Lakes system.
||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water.
|| U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water, Office of Science and Technology,
Bioaccumulation--Health aspects--Great Lakes Region (North America) ;
Water quality--Health aspects--Great Lakes Region (North America) ;
Aquatic ecology--Health aspects--Great Lakes Region (North America) ;
Pesticides and wildlife--Health aspects--Great Lakes Region (North America)
Water quality ;
Great Lakes ;
Water pollution effects ;
Chemical compounds ;
Food chain ;
Aquatic ecosystems ;
Public health ;
Environmental transport ;
Path of pollutants ;
Biological effects ;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||23, 5 pages ; 28 cm
Bioaccumulation factors are being proposed to be used in the derivation of human health and wildlife criteria specific for the Great Lakes Water Quality Initiative (GLWQI). Adopting the use of bioaccumulation factors instead of bioconcentration factors presents a significant change from current Agency guidance. Because there is not an established procedure for determining bioaccumulation factors, national guidance may be eventually modeled on the proposed GLWQI Guidance. The document was produced to facilitate review of and comment on the proposed procedure for determining bioaccumulation factors by persons who may not keep abreast of Federal Register notices, including the larger scientific community. The document is composed of two chapters and one appendix. Chapter 1 describes the development of the proposed procedure for determining bioaccumulation factors; Chapter 2 presents the proposed methodology for development of bioaccumulation factors.
Cover title. "August 1993." Includes bibliographical references. "EPA/822-R-93-008."