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The toxic substances dilemma

a plan for citizen action

by Edward Segel

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Published by National Wildlife Federation in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law and legislation,
  • Environmental Pollution,
  • Chemicals,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Prevention & control,
  • Environmental Pollutants,
  • Toxicity,
  • Hazardous substances,
  • Environmental toxicology

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Edward Segel ... et al.].
    ContributionsNational Wildlife Federation
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA566 .T65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24867501M
    OCLC/WorldCa6846878

    non-toxic. The toxicity of a substance depends on three factors: its chemical structure, the extent to which the substance is absorbed by the body, and the body’s ability to detoxify the substance (change it into less toxic substances) and eliminate it from the body. The toxicity of a substance . Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History Of Four Meals. The Penguin Press: New York, What should we have for dinner? This book is a long and fairly involved answer to this seemingly simple question. Along the way, it also tries to figure out how such a simple question could ever have gotten so complicated.

    In retrospect, your inadequate prescription is not surprising because you actually show your hand right at the beginning of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, where you tell us that foie gras and triple crème cheese are “demonstrably toxic substances” and that bread and pasta are “two of the most wholesome and uncontroversial foods known to man.”. Toxic Substances List - Updated Schedule 1 as of J The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, (CEPA) provides the Government of Canada instruments including regulations to protect the environment and human health, and establishes strict timelines for managing substances found toxic under the act. Substances that are determined to be "toxic" under CEPA are .

    Differences in peoples' responses to toxic substances are accounted to by: genetics, current health conditions, Sex, age, and weight are also factors. Chronic exposure is more difficult to measure and diagnose because it occurs over long periods of time, and its effects may not be immediately apparent. Get this from a library! The dilemma of toxic substance regulation: how overregulation causes underregulation at OSHA. [John M Mendeloff].


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