Publisher description for Health risk assessment : dermal and inhalation exposure and absorption of toxicants / edited by Rhoda G.M. Wang, James B. Knaak, Howard I. Maibach.

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Health Risk Assessment is a comprehensive reference focusing on dermal absorption, cholinesterase inhibition, adverse reproductive effects, and carcinogenicity. The book features contributions from over 40 top scientists and covers topics such as PBPK modeling, cytochrome P-450 metabolism in skin, percutaneous absorption, adverse effects, new skin models, and the role of epidemiology in assessing the hazards of toxicants. Health Risk Assessment is essential for toxicologists, environmental chemists, pharmacologists, risk assessors, and managers working in industrial, pesticide, and pharmaceutical development. The book will also benefit individuals in environmental, regulatory, and registration affairs, as well as academicians and students.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous -- Toxicology.
Air Pollutants, Environmental -- toxicity.
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug.
Environmental Pollutants -- toxicity.
Risk Factors.
Skin Absorption.
Toxicology -- methods.