Handbook of Hazardous Materials

Handbook of Hazardous Materials

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Handbook of Hazardous Materials is a one-volume compendium of hazardous materials that discusses the toxic effects of these materials on human health and the global environment. It provides comprehensive coverage of individual toxic elements, covers hazardous material groups, and includes more general articles such as evaluation and testing of carcinogens, transport of pollutants, and inhalation toxicology. The fully referenced articles are presented in alphabetical order. The book features a subject index as well as numerous cross-references. Individual articles are preceded by a topical outline and discuss the origin, prevalence, mechanisms of toxicity and damaging effects of each hazardous material. Comprehensive coverage of individual toxic elements, including Asbestos Alar Lead Mercury Coverage of hazardous material groups, such as Pesticides Food additives Nitrogen compounds More general articles, such as Evaluation and testing of carcinogens Transport of pollutants Inhalation toxicologyFigure 1 Reduction potential (EAd) diagram for chromium (derived from Nriagu Source: Data compiled from De Flora er al., ... This technique has also been extended to other cell populations such as white blood cells, which can be labeled toanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Hazardous Materials
Publisher:Academic Press - 2012-12-02


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