As part of an ongoing review of the underlying scientific bases for decision-making in chemical risk assessment, the IPCS has been reviewing the important area of dose-response modelling. Its findings have now been published in the form of a 130-page monograph, which has been issued as part of the prestigious Environmental Health Criteria series.

[International Programme on Chemical Safety. World Health Organization (2009). Principles for modelling dose-response for the risk assessment of chemicals. Environmental Health Criteria No. 239 (available at http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2009/9789241572392_eng.pdf).] {182136}

The above item was taken from the July 2009 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).

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