This book aims to set out the political, social, legal and scientific underpinning of risk assessment and risk management for toxic substances. It describes the principles and processes the practitioners undertake when looking at the regulatory risk implications of their work.

chapter 1|10 pages


part |2 pages

Part I The context in which toxic risk analysis takes place

part |2 pages

Part II The principles and practice of toxic risk analysis

chapter 1|3 pages


Royal Society and National Academy of Sciences

chapter 7|9 pages

Toxicological assessment

chapter 8|33 pages

Evaluation of human health effects


chapter 10|13 pages

The special case of major accident hazards

chapter 11|16 pages

Evaluation of effects on the environment

chapter 12|5 pages

Effects on the atmosphere