Publisher description for Toxic risks : science, regulation, and perception / Ronald E. Gots.


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Policymakers, health professionals, and the general public face growing concerns about environmental matters, particularly those related to "toxic" chemicals and their effects on public health. Toxic Risks: Science, Regulation, and Perception explores the political, popular, and regulatory aspects of toxicity and contrasts them with scientifically established facts. The book will be valuable for industrial hygienists, toxicologists, environmental scientists, occupational medicine physicians, family physicians, environmental consultants, government policymakers, and individuals interested in the effects of toxic chemicals on public health.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental health.
Toxicology.
Health risk assessment.