Assessment of combined exposures to multiple chemicals: report of a WHO/IPCS international workshop on aggregate/cumulative risk assessment

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English
2009

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The Harmonization Project Document reports the outcomes of approaches to the risk assessment from exposure to multiple chemicals. It states the key terminology of combined chemical exposure and states the framework for risk assessment of chemicals combined exposure. Appendixes: Workshop Abstracts (e.g WHO/IPCS International Workshop on Aggregate/Cumulative Risk Assessment, Principles of aggregate exposure assessment, Cumulative concepts: The dioxin toxic equivalency factor (TEF) concept).

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
World Health Organization
Tasks covered: 
Miscellaneous
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Fibres
Gases
Liquids
Solids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Asphyxiants
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, polychlorinated dibenzodioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans,
Purpose of the material: 
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
OSH consultant
Policy makers

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