Resources found: 65

Concise International Chemical Assessment Documents - CICADs

It presents executive summaries and/or full texts which contain hazard characterization and dose - response from exposure to chemicals (from Acrolein to Vanadium pentoxide and other inorganic vanadium...
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Resource added in: 27/04/2001
Available languages: English, Spanish, French
Chemical Compounds, Hazardous Substances/toxicity, Environmental Health, Toxicology, Reference Books, isco risco risco, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Instructions for electronic submission of data on chemical contaminants in food

It presents the protocols and instructions for submitting data on contaminant levels in food to the Global Environment Monitoring System / Food Contamination Monitoring and Assessment Programme (GEMS ...
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Resource added in: 20/03/2001
Available languages: English
Food Contamination, Toxicology, Reference Books, Bases de dados, Guia [tipo de publicação]

The WHO recommended classification of pesticides by hazard and guidelines to classification, 2000 - 2002

It classifies pesticides according to their potential toxicity, taking into account oral or dermal toxicity, whichever is higher, but also any irreversible effects that might be recognized. Document i...
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Resource added in: 12/03/2001
Available languages: English
Pesticides/classification, Pesticides/toxicity, Toxicology, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Environmental health criteria 170: assessing human health risks of chemicals - derivation of guidance values for health-based exposure limits.

It presents information on guidance values, application of the toxicity data base to determine tolerable intakes, procedures for extrapolation from a toxicity data base to a tolerable intake, allocati...
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Resource added in: 12/03/2001
Available languages: English
Hazardous Substances/toxicity, Environmental Exposure, Toxicology, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Acute hazard assessment: guidance for testing and interpreting data relevant to the establishment of the acute reference dose

It presents the proposed test guideline for single-dose toxicity study by the oral route,for use in establishing acute reference doses for chemical residues in food and drinking-water. Document in pdf...
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Resource added in: 12/03/2001
Available languages: English
Risk Assessment, Toxicity Tests, Toxic Wastes, Toxicology, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Guidelines for safe disposal of unwanted pharmaceuticals in and after emergencies.

It provides advice on the implementation of safe disposal of unusable pharmaceuticals in emergencies and in countries in transition where official assistance and advice may not be available.
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Resource added in: 30/11/2000
Available languages: English, Spanish, French
Pharmaceutical Preparations, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Complex Emergencies, Toxicology, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Contaminated soil in gardens.

It presents precautions for avoiding the potential ill effects of contaminated soils in gardens. Document in pdf format; Acrobat Reader required.
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Resource added in: 06/09/2000
Available languages: English
16209, Soil Pollutants, Toxicology, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

CODEX - General Standards for Contaminants and Toxins in Food.

It contains the main principles and procedures which are used and recommended by the Codex Alimentarius in dealing with contaminants and toxins in foods and feeds, and lists the maximum levels of cont...
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Resource added in: 16/06/2000
Available languages: English, Spanish, French
Food Contamination, Maximum Allowable Concentration, Reference Books, Toxicology, ]cação]cação]cação]cação]

Screening young children for lead poisoning: guidance for state and local public health officials

It presents guidelines for developing programs for childhood blood lead levels screening and preventing lead poisoning, statistical data, information resources, and a glossary. File in .pdf format; A...
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Resource added in: 03/02/2000
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Environmental Exposure, Lead Poisoning/prevention & control, Poisoning/diagnosis, Infant, Newborn, Infant, Child, Preschool, Child, Poisoning/prevention & control, Reference Books, Humano, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Manual on Development and Use of FAO and WHO Specifications for Pesticides

This Manual contains detailed definitions and other background information to facilitate the development and use of the FAO specifications. Document in pdf format; Acrobat Reader required.
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Resource added in: 01/02/2000
Available languages: English, Spanish
Toxicology, Pesticides/chemistry, Technical Specifications, Reference Books, Manuais [Tipo de Publicação]