Practical Guide to Chemical Safety Testing

Practical Guide to Chemical Safety Testing

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This book describes the different tests that must be performed on new chemicals and other materials to demonstrate to the regulatory authorities that they are safe for use. Tests vary from physico-chemical, measuring properties such as melting point and density, through genetic toxicity studies, to mammalian toxicology and studies to investigate effects on the environment. This book describes clearly the process of obtaining approval for use in a variety of global regions and across different applications. It also explains why different tests are performed and the implications of the results.Regulatory Consequences - Chemicals, Food Packaging and Medical Devices Derek J. Knight, Mike B. Thomas. 21. H. Spielmann, M. ... York, 1988, 271. 33. A.J. Shaw, M. Balls, R.H. Clothier and N.O. Bateman, Toxicology in Vitro, 1991, 5, 569. 34. Anon., Technical Guidance Document in Support of Commission Directiveanbsp;...

Title:Practical Guide to Chemical Safety Testing
Author:Derek J. Knight, Mike B. Thomas
Publisher:iSmithers Rapra Publishing - 2003-01-01


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