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Risk assessment & risk management under the Toxic Substances Control Act

Risk assessment & risk management under the Toxic Substances Control Act

May 25, 1995, Washington, DC

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Published by American Bar Association in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Toxic torts -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Buffalo, N.Y. : W.S. Hein, 1999. 3 microfiches : negative.

    Other titlesRisk assessment and risk management under the Toxic Substances Control Act.
    Statementsponsored by the American Bar Association, Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law.
    SeriesSONREEL seminar series
    ContributionsAmerican Bar Association. Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16319257M
    OCLC/WorldCa41382717

    Risk management is the identification, evaluation, and prioritization of risks (defined in ISO as the effect of uncertainty on objectives) followed by coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities.. Risks can come from various sources including. Congress passed the Toxic Substances Control Act in in response to growing concerns over the health and environmental effects of manmade chemicals. A burgeoning chemical industry and lack of regulation meant that chemicals were flooding the market with little or no understanding of the risks.

      The NMP final risk assessment was developed as part of the agency’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan, which identified chemicals for review and assessment of potential risks to people’s health and the environment. As a result, thirty-five years after the passage of the Toxic Substances Control Act, there remains a profound gap in data about chemicals that pose a public health risk, and a lack of action to Cited by:

    CONTENTS @FCTX2:Figures, Tables, and Exhibits Preface About the Editors About the Contributors 1 Introduction to Risk Assessment in Public Health @FCTX3:Mark Robson and Fred Ellerbusch @FCTX4:Where to Begin??What Is Risk??Acceptable Risk?Risk Assessment Is Not New?New Risks Arising from Common Public Health Practices?Risk in Context @FCTX2: 2 The Risk Assessment . @article{osti_, title = {Principles of developmental toxicity risk assessment. Book chapter}, author = {Kimmel, C A and Kimmel, G L}, abstractNote = {Developmental toxicity testing over the last three decades has provided considerable data that have been used by regulatory agencies to set standards and to regulate exposures. As part of a larger guidelines effort, the Environmental.


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