Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern

Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern
Author: Marc Williams,Gunda Reddy,Michael Quinn,Mark S Johnson
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 722
Release: 2015-05-21
ISBN 10: 0128004800
ISBN 13: 9780128004807
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern is a compendium of chemical-specific toxicity information with discussions on the rationale and development of Wildlife Toxicity Reference Values (TRVs) intended for use on terrestrial wildlife for risk assessment applications. Substances covered include military-related chemicals including explosives, propellants, pesticides and metals. Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern is a much-needed resource designed to meet the needs of those seeking toxicological information for ecological risk assessment purposes. Each chapter targets a specific chemical and considers the current knowledge of the toxicological impacts of chemicals to terrestrial wildlife including mammalian, avian, amphibian and reptilian species. Provides detailed information on how Wildlife Toxicity Values (TRVs) for military chemicals of concern are derived and evaluated. Covers wildlife toxicity assessments of explosives, metals and environmental chemicals. Compiles relevant information on the environmental effects of chemicals on wildlife in relation to public and environmental health.

Information Resources in Toxicology

Information Resources in Toxicology
Author: Steve Gilbert,Asish Mohapatra,Sol Bobst,Antoinette Hayes,Sara T. Humes
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1054
Release: 2020-05-16
ISBN 10: 0128137258
ISBN 13: 9780128137253
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This new fifth edition of Information Resources in Toxicology offers a consolidated entry portal for the study, research, and practice of toxicology. Both volumes represents a unique, wide-ranging, curated, international, annotated bibliography, and directory of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. The editors and authors are among the leaders of the profession sharing their cumulative wisdom in toxicology’s subdisciplines. This edition keeps pace with the digital world in directing and linking readers to relevant websites and other online tools. Due to the increasing size of the hardcopy publication, the current edition has been divided into two volumes to make it easier to handle and consult. Volume 1: Background, Resources, and Tools, arranged in 5 parts, begins with chapters on the science of toxicology, its history, and informatics framework in Part 1. Part 2 continues with chapters organized by more specific subject such as cancer, clinical toxicology, genetic toxicology, etc. The categorization of chapters by resource format, for example, journals and newsletters, technical reports, organizations constitutes Part 3. Part 4 further considers toxicology’s presence via the Internet, databases, and software tools. Among the miscellaneous topics in the concluding Part 5 are laws and regulations, professional education, grants and funding, and patents. Volume 2: The Global Arena offers contributed chapters focusing on the toxicology contributions of over 40 countries, followed by a glossary of toxicological terms and an appendix of popular quotations related to the field. The book, offered in both print and electronic formats, is carefully structured, indexed, and cross-referenced to enable users to easily find answers to their questions or serendipitously locate useful knowledge they were not originally aware they needed. Among the many timely topics receiving increased emphasis are disaster preparedness, nanotechnology, -omics, risk assessment, societal implications such as ethics and the precautionary principle, climate change, and children’s environmental health. Introductory chapters provide a backdrop to the science of toxicology, its history, the origin and status of toxicoinformatics, and starting points for identifying resources. Offers an extensive array of chapters organized by subject, each highlighting resources such as journals, databases,organizations, and review articles. Includes chapters with an emphasis on format such as government reports, general interest publications, blogs, and audiovisuals. Explores recent internet trends, web-based databases, and software tools in a section on the online environment. Concludes with a miscellany of special topics such as laws and regulations, chemical hazard communication resources, careers and professional education, K-12 resources, funding, poison control centers, and patents. Paired with Volume Two, which focuses on global resources, this set offers the most comprehensive compendium of print, digital, and organizational resources in the toxicological sciences with over 120 chapters contributions by experts and leaders in the field.

Ecological Risk Assessment Second Edition

Ecological Risk Assessment  Second Edition
Author: Glenn W. Suter II
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 680
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 1420012568
ISBN 13: 9781420012569
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ecological Risk Assessment Second Edition Book Review:

The definitive reference in its field, Ecological Risk Assessment, Second Edition details the latest advances in science and practice. In the fourteen years since the publication of the best-selling first edition, ecological risk assessment (ERA) has moved from the margins into the spotlight. It is now commonly applied to the regulation of chemicals, the remediation of contaminated sites, the monitoring of importation of exotic organisms, the management of watersheds, and other environmental management issues. Delineating the processes for performing an ERA, the book begins by defining the field, then goes on to describe its relationship to other environmental assessment practices and its organizational framework. The book also includes a chapter on ecological epidemiology, which has previously been treated as a type of ERA, but is now recognized as a distinct practice in itself. It explores important concepts in the ERA process including probability, uncertainty, scale, mode of action and multiple causes. Reflecting changes in the field, the book’s scope has been broadened to include discussions of the application of ERA to agents other than chemical contaminants. The multitude of illustrative figures provides a flavor for the diverse practice of ERA. The author has re-organized the material, presenting a unitary process of ERA that is applicable to various problems, scales, and mandates. He keeps the emphasis squarely on providing clear, scientifically sound, and unbiased technical advice on the risks from chemicals and chemical mixtures.

Toxicologic Assessment of the Army s Zinc Cadmium Sulfide Dispersion Tests

Toxicologic Assessment of the Army s Zinc Cadmium Sulfide Dispersion Tests
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Life Sciences,Subcommittee on Zinc Cadmium Sulfide
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 380
Release: 1997-05-30
ISBN 10: 9780309174787
ISBN 13: 0309174783
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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During the 1950s and 1960s, the U.S. Army conducted atmospheric dispersion tests in many American cities using fluorescent particles of zinc cadmium sulfide (ZnCdS) to develop and verify meteorological models to estimate the dispersal of aerosols. Upon learning of the tests, many citizens and some public health officials in the affected cities raised concerns about the health consequences of the tests. This book assesses the public health effects of the Army's tests, including the toxicity of ZnCdS, the toxicity of surrogate cadmium compounds, the environmental fate of ZnCdS, the extent of public exposures from the dispersion tests, and the risks of such exposures.

Application of Modern Toxicology Approaches for Predicting Acute Toxicity for Chemical Defense

Application of Modern Toxicology Approaches for Predicting Acute Toxicity for Chemical Defense
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Life Sciences,Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology,Committee on Toxicology,Committee on Predictive-Toxicology Approaches for Military Assessments of Acute Exposures
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 134
Release: 2015-09-01
ISBN 10: 0309376696
ISBN 13: 9780309376693
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Application of Modern Toxicology Approaches for Predicting Acute Toxicity for Chemical Defense Book Review:

The US Department of Defense (DOD) is faced with an overwhelming task in evaluating chemicals that could potentially pose a threat to its deployed personnel. There are over 84,000 registered chemicals, and testing them with traditional toxicity-testing methods is not feasible in terms of time or money. In recent years, there has been a concerted effort to develop new approaches to toxicity testing that incorporate advances in systems biology, toxicogenomics, bioinformatics, and computational toxicology. Given the advances, DOD asked the National Research Council to determine how DOD could use modern approaches for predicting chemical toxicity in its efforts to prevent debilitating, acute exposures to deployed personnel. This report provides an overall conceptual approach that DOD could use to develop a predictive toxicology system. Application of Modern Toxicology Approaches for Predicting Acute Toxicity for Chemical Defense reviews the current state of computational and high-throughput approaches for predicting acute toxicity and suggests methods for integrating data and predictions. This report concludes with lessons learned from current high-throughput screening programs and suggests some initial steps for DOD investment.

Pollution Abstracts

Pollution Abstracts
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1993
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105009011912
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Indexes material from conference proceedings and hard-to-find documents, in addition to journal articles. Over 1,000 journals are indexed and literature published from 1981 to the present is covered. Topics in pollution and its management are extensively covered from the standpoints of atmosphere, emissions, mathematical models, effects on people and animals, and environmental action. Major areas of coverage include: air pollution, marine pollution, freshwater pollution, sewage and wastewater treatment, waste management, land pollution, toxicology and health, noise, and radiation.

Wildlife Toxicology

Wildlife Toxicology
Author: Ronald J. Kendall,Thomas E. Lacher,George C. Cobb,Stephen Boyd Cox
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 9781439817957
ISBN 13: 1439817952
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wildlife Toxicology Book Review:

Updating the extremely successful Wildlife Toxicology and Population Modeling (CRC Press, 1994), Wildlife Toxicology: Emerging Contaminant and Biodiversity Issues brings together a distinguished group of international contributors, who provide a global assessment of a range of environmental stressors, including pesticides, environmental contaminants, and other emerging chemical threats, and their impact on wildlife populations. Addresses Emerging Wildlife Threats in One Concise Volume A decade ago, many of these threats existed but were either unrecognized or considered minor issues, and all have now snowballed into major challenges for the conservation of wildlife populations. This is the first book to address these dangers in a single volume and recommend proven mitigation techniques to protect and sustain Earth’s wildlife populations. Examines Species Range Shifts, Ocean Acidification, Coral Bleaching, & Impacts of Heightened UV Influx This comprehensive reference identifies and documents examples of chemical stressor exposures and responses among ecosystem receptors worldwide. Chapters discuss emerging diseases and the expansion of pesticide/contaminant use, as well as agricultural trends and biofuels, and the widespread use of munitions and explosives from military and industrial-related activities. With the aid of several solid case studies, the book also addresses atmospheric contaminants and climate change, population modeling, and emerging transnational issues in ecotoxicology. Wildlife Toxicology: Emerging Contaminant and Biodiversity Issues stimulates dialogue among the academic and research communities and environmental public policy decision makers. The book challenges these groups to think more globally about environmental contaminants and their potential impacts on biodiversity and environmental degradation. Check out Ronald J. Kendall's Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Professor Kendall has been quoted recently in several news outlets in connection with the Gulf Oil Spill. Check out these articles on the CRC Press Ning page.

Dermal Exposure

Dermal Exposure
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2015-04-20
ISBN 10: 9789241572422
ISBN 13: 9241572426
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dermal Exposure Book Review:

This Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) series publication addresses dermal exposure to chemicals. It describes sources and pathways of dermal exposure, models and tools to estimate dermal exposure and methods for dermal exposure prevention and reduction. Furthermore, the EHC introduces skin diseases associated with dermal exposure. This EHC aims to provide information to national regulatory authorities to assist in conducting health risk assessments and managing the risk involving dermal exposure to chemicals.

Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century

Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Institute for Laboratory Animal Research,Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology,Committee on Toxicity Testing and Assessment of Environmental Agents
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2007-11-05
ISBN 10: 0309151732
ISBN 13: 9780309151733
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century Book Review:

Advances in molecular biology and toxicology are paving the way for major improvements in the evaluation of the hazards posed by the large number of chemicals found at low levels in the environment. The National Research Council was asked by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to review the state of the science and create a far-reaching vision for the future of toxicity testing. The book finds that developing, improving, and validating new laboratory tools based on recent scientific advances could significantly improve our ability to understand the hazards and risks posed by chemicals. This new knowledge would lead to much more informed environmental regulations and dramatically reduce the need for animal testing because the new tests would be based on human cells and cell components. Substantial scientific efforts and resources will be required to leverage these new technologies to realize the vision, but the result will be a more efficient, informative and less costly system for assessing the hazards posed by industrial chemicals and pesticides.

Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U S Forces

Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U S  Forces
Author: Institute of Medicine,Medical Follow-Up Agency
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 296
Release: 1999-02-01
ISBN 10: 0309066379
ISBN 13: 9780309066372
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U S Forces Book Review:

Nine years after Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm (the Gulf War) ended in June 1991, uncertainty and questions remain about illnesses reported in a substantial percentage of the 697,000 service members who were deployed. Even though it was a short conflict with very few battle casualties or immediately recognized disease or non-battle injuries, the events of the Gulf War and the experiences of the ensuing years have made clear many potentially instructive aspects of the deployment and its hazards. Since the Gulf War, several other large deployments have also occurred, including deployments to Haiti and Somalia. Major deployments to Bosnia, Southwest Asia, and, most recently, Kosovo are ongoing as this report is written. This report draws on lessons learned from some of these deployments to consider strategies to protect the health of troops in future deployments. In the spring of 1996, Deputy Secretary of Defense John White met with leadership of the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine to explore the prospect of an independent, proactive effort to learn from lessons of the Gulf War and to develop a strategy to better protect the health of troops in future deployments.

Toxicology Research Projects Directory

Toxicology Research Projects Directory
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105219384141
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Toxicology Research Projects Directory Book Review:

An indexed directory of current research project abstracts in toxicology and related fields.

Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents

Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents
Author: Ramesh C. Gupta
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1168
Release: 2009-04-02
ISBN 10: 9780080922737
ISBN 13: 0080922732
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents Book Review:

This groundbreaking book covers every aspect of deadly toxic chemicals used as weapons of mass destruction and employed in conflicts, warfare and terrorism. Including findings from experimental as well as clinical studies, this one-of-a-kind handbook is prepared in a very user- friendly format that can easily be followed by students, teachers and researchers, as well as lay people. Stand-alone chapters on individual chemicals and major topics allow the reader to easily access required information without searching through the entire book. This is the first book that offers in-depth coverage of individual toxicants, target organ toxicity, major incidents, toxic effects in humans, animals and wildlife, biosensors, biomarkers, on-site and laboratory analytical methods, decontamination and detoxification procedures, prophylactic, therapeutic and countermeasures, and the role of homeland security. Presents a comprehensive look at all aspects of chemical warfare toxicology in one reference work. This saves researchers time in quickly accessing the very latest definitive details on toxicity of specific agents used in chemical warfare as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles. Will include the most agent-specific information on the market Includes detailed coverage of the most exhaustive list of agents possibly used as chemical warfare agents in one source. Section 4: Agents That Can Be Used as Weapons of Mass Destruction ? 25 chapters long. Other books on the market only include a sample selection of specific agents. Offering all possible agents detailed under one cover makes this appealing to a wider audience and saves researchers time The Forward will be written by Dr. Tetsuo Satoh, Chiba University, Japan. He is one of the most respected, recognizable authorities on chemical warfare agents which will set the authoritative tone for the book Covers risk to humans, animals and the environment equally. Researchers involved in assessing the risks involved with a possible chemical warfare attack and those who are developing response plans to such attacks must look at not only the risks to human health but to our wildlife and environment as well. The holistic approach taken in this book ensures that the researchers have ready access to the details no matter which aspect of the effects of CWA's they might be concerned with

A Technology Assessment of the Vietnam Defoliant Matter a Case History

A Technology Assessment of the Vietnam Defoliant Matter  a Case History
Author: Library of Congress. Science Policy Research Division
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 73
Release: 1969
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCAL:B3909687
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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An Assessment of the Health Risks of Seven Pesticides Used for Termite Control

An Assessment of the Health Risks of Seven Pesticides Used for Termite Control
Author: Board On Toxicology and Environmental Committee on Toxicology
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 82
Release: 1982-01-01
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Drinking Water and Health Volume 7

Drinking Water and Health  Volume 7
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Life Sciences,Safe Drinking Water Committee
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 212
Release: 1987-02-01
ISBN 10: 0309037417
ISBN 13: 9780309037419
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Drinking Water and Health Volume 7 Book Review:

Chlorination in various forms has been the predominant method of drinking water disinfection in the United States for more than 70 years. The seventh volume of the Drinking Water and Health series addresses current methods of drinking water disinfection and compares standard chlorination techniques with alternative methods. Currently used techniques are discussed in terms of their chemical activity, and their efficacy against waterborne pathogens, including bacteria, cysts, and viruses, is compared. Charts, tables, graphs, and case studies are used to analyze the effectiveness of chlorination, chloramination, and ozonation as disinfectant processes and to compare these methods for their production of toxic by-products. Epidemiological case studies on the toxicological effects of chemical by-products in drinking water are also presented.

Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U S Forces

Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U S  Forces
Author: National Research Council,Commission on Life Sciences,Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology,Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems,Division of Military Science and Technology,Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.S. Forces: Technology and Methods for Detection and Tracking of Exposures to a Subset of Harmful Agents
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2000-04-21
ISBN 10: 0309068754
ISBN 13: 9780309068758
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U S Forces Book Review:

Since Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Gulf War veterans have expressed concerns about health effects that could be associated with their deployment and service during the war. Although similar concerns were raised after other military operations, the Gulf War deployment focused national attention on the potential, but uncertain, relationship between the presence of chemical and biological (CB) agents and other harmful agents in theater and health symptoms reported by military personnel. Strategies to Protect the Health of Deployed U.S. Forces which is one of the four two-year studies, examines the detection and tracking of exposures of deployed personnel to multiple harmful agents.

Government Reports Announcements Index

Government Reports Announcements   Index
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1994
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015053411982
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Phenolic Compounds

Phenolic Compounds
Author: Marcos Soto-Hernández,Mariana Palma Tenango,Rosario García-Mateos
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2017-03-15
ISBN 10: 9535129570
ISBN 13: 9789535129578
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phenolic Compounds Book Review:

Phenolic compounds as a large class of metabolites found in plants have attracted attention since long time ago due to their properties and the hope that they will show beneficial health effects when taken as dietary supplements. This book presents the state of the art of some of the natural sources of phenolic compounds, for example, medicinal plants, grapes or blue maize, as well as the modern methods of extraction, quantification, and identification, and there is a special section discussing the treatment, removal, and degradation of phenols, an important issue in those phenols derived from the pharmaceutical or petrochemical industries.

Assessment of Exposure Response Functions for Rocket Emission Toxicants

Assessment of Exposure Response Functions for Rocket Emission Toxicants
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Life Sciences,Subcommittee on Rocket-Emission Toxicants
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 228
Release: 1998-07-24
ISBN 10: 9780309173841
ISBN 13: 0309173841
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Assessment of Exposure Response Functions for Rocket Emission Toxicants Book Review:

The U.S. Air Force is developing a model to assist commanders in determining when it is safe to launch rocket vehicles. The model estimates the possible number and types of adverse health effects for people who might be exposed to the ground cloud created by rocket exhaust during a normal launch or during an aborted launch that results in a rocket being destroyed near the ground. Assessment of Exposure-Response Functions for Rocket-Emmission Toxicants evaluates the model and the data used for three rocket emission toxicants: hydrogen chloride, nitrogen dioxide, and nitric acid.

An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Toxicology

An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Toxicology
Author: Carey N. Pope,Jing Liu
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 644
Release: 2020-02
ISBN 10: 0128136022
ISBN 13: 9780128136027
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Toxicology Book Review:

An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Toxicology: From Molecules to Man integrates the various aspects of toxicology, from "simple" molecular systems, to complex human communities, with expertise from a spectrum of interacting disciplines. Chapters are written by specialists within a given subject, such as a chemical engineer, nutritional scientist, or a microbiologist, so subjects are clearly explained and discussed within the toxicology context. Many chapters are comparative across species so that students in ecotoxicology learn mammalian toxicology and vice versa. Specific citations, further reading, study questions, and other learning features are also included. The book allows students to concurrently learn concepts in both biomedical and environmental toxicology fields, thus better equipping them for the many career opportunities toxicology provides. This book will also be useful to those wishing to reference how disciplines interact within the broad field of toxicology.