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The industrial environment - its evaluation and control, 3rd edition. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 74-117, 1973 Jan; :61-73
Review of toxicology as it applies to industrial hazards. Topics include: disciplines involved in industrial toxicology, dose- response relationships, routes of exposure, criteria of response, factors influencing intensity of toxic action, classification of toxic materials, such as physical classifications, chemical classification and physiological classification. Criteria used to evaluate the response to toxic materials include mortality, pathology, growth, organ weight, physiological function tests, biochemical studies, behavioral studies, reproductive effects, teratogenic effects, and carcinogenicity.
Toxic-substances; Reproduction; Carcinogens; Teratogens; Behavior; Toxicity; Physiological-effects; Biochemistry
The industrial environment - its evaluation and control, 3rd edition
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