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Unit 6: Risk, Exposure, and Health // Section 11: Further Reading


Further Reading

European Commission , Environment Directorate, "REACH," http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/chemicals/reach/index_en.htm. An overview of the REACH regulation, including information on benefits and costs.

Dennis Paustenbach, ed., Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: Theory and Practice (New York: Wiley, 2002). A comprehensive textbook, including risks involving air, water, food, occupational exposures, and consumer products.

National Research Council, Science and Judgment in Risk Assessment (Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1994). An exploration of how risk analysts make assumptions and deal with uncertainty, written to help the EPA make risk assessments more valid and credible by using scientific data more fully and making the limits of knowledge clear.

U.S. National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, "Tox Town," http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/. An animated online guide to connections between chemicals, the environment, and public health, including common exposure locations, non-technical descriptions of chemicals, and links to scientific and health resources.

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