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Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) Monographs

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EHC monographs are based on a comprehensive search of available original publications, scientific literature and reviews and examine: the physical and chemical properties and analytical methods; sources of environmental and industrial exposure and environmental transport, chemobiokinetics and metabolism including absorption, distribution, transformation and elimination; short and long term effects on animals (carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, and teratogenicity); and finally, an evaluation of risks for human health and the effects on the environment. EHC publications are monographs designed for scientists and administrators responsible for the establishment of safety standards and regulations.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
IPCS and CCOHS
Tasks covered: 
Miscellaneous
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Fibres
Gases
Liquids
Solids
Vapours
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 

List of individual chemicals - Acetaldehyde, acetone, acetonitrile, acrolein, acrylamide, aluminium, ammonia, arsenic, asbestos and other natural mineral fibres, benomyl, benzene, beryllium, chloroform, chlorophenols, chromium, copper, DDT and its derivatives, dibromoethane,  diesel fuel and exhaust emissions et.

Purpose of the material: 
Measurement and assessment
Report
Risk assessment

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