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Neurotoxicity risk assessment for human health

Jean Harry

Neurotoxicity risk assessment for human health

principles and approaches

by Jean Harry

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurotoxicology.,
  • Neurotoxicology -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Environmental toxicology.,
  • Risk Assessment.,
  • Toxicology -- methods.,
  • Risk Assessment -- methods.,
  • Nervous System -- drug effects.,
  • Neurotoxicity Syndromes -- etiology.,
  • Environmental Pollutants -- toxicity.,
  • Environmental Exposure.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementfirst draft prepared by J. Harry ... [et al].
    SeriesEnvironmental health criteria -- 223.
    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., International Labour Organisation., World Health Organization., Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals., International Program on Chemical Safety., WHO Task Group on Environmental Health Criteria for Human Health: Principles and Approaches.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18160990M
    ISBN 10924157223X

    Abstract. Risk assessment has been broadly defined as the characterization of the adverse health effects of human exposures to environmental hazards and can be divided into four major steps: hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment, and risk characterization ().Hazard identification is defined as determining whether human exposure to an agent can cause an increased Cited by: 2. The detection of neurotoxicity in human studies provides the most direct means of assessing health risk, but is often complicated by confounding factors and inadequate data. Exposure levels in humans are difficult to establish, and the neurological status of populations is extremely heterogeneous.

    The Guidelines for Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment continue the guidelines development process initiated in These Guidelines set forth principles and procedures to guide EPA scientists in evaluating environmental contaminants that may pose neurotoxic risks, and inform Agency decision makers and the public about these procedures. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other institutions have issued risk-assessment guidelines 1 that outline the array of studies used and how they might be interpreted for risk assessment. The guidelines cover specific end points—such as developmental toxicity (EPA ), reproductive toxicity (EPA a), and neurotoxicity (EPA )—and, more broadly, noncancer .

    Methods to Identify and Characterize Developmental Neurotoxicity for Human Health Risk Assessment. I: Behavioral Effects Deborah A. Cory-Slechta,1 Kevin M. Crofton,2 Jeffery A. Foran,3 Joseph F. Ross,4 Larry P. Sheets,5 Bernard Weiss,1 and. Neurotoxicity risk assessment must continue to evolve in parallel with advances in basic research. Along with this evolution is an expansion in the scope of neurotoxicity assessments of environmental health risks. Examples of this expansion include an increasing emphasis on complex animal models that better replicate human behavior and a wider array of molecular and mechanistic data relevant.


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Neurotoxicity risk assessment for human health by Jean Harry Download PDF EPUB FB2

The final chapter examines the steps involved in neurotoxicity risk assessment: hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment and risk characterization. The application of risk assessment principles for neurotoxicants is similar to that of other non-cancer end-points, except that issues of reversibility, compensation and recovery of function in the nervous Author: IPCS.

WHO EHC Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment for Human Health: Principles and Approaches. ISBN X. Price 48 (£20). This book, in following the objectives of the Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) monographs, has some lofty goals to achieve: addressing the knowledge gaps concerning health effects of pollutants; promoting harmonious links between Author: Craig Jackson.

The in-depth assessment of neurotoxicity at this stage of testing should include information about the nature and severity of effects, the temporal pattern of onset of effects (particularly when. Neurotoxicity risk assessment for human health: principles and approaches.

This book summarizes the scientific knowledge base on which principles and methods involved in neurotoxicity risk assessment are by: Principles and methods for the assessment of neurotoxicity associated with exposure to chemicals / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization.

WHO EHC Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment for Human Health: Principles and Approaches Article (PDF Available) in Annals of Occupational Hygiene 47(2) March with 57 Reads. neurotoxicity, outlines the general process for assessing potential risk to humans because of environmental contaminants, and addresses Science Advisory Board and public comments on the Proposed Guidelines for Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment (FR ).

1 Introduction: Defining the Problem of Neurotoxicity risk assessment for human health book Neurologic Responses to Environmental Toxicants The human nervous system coordinates behavior; in perceiving and responding to external stimuli, it is responsible for mediating communication with the external environment; and it coordinates the activities of all other organ systems and thus plays an essential role in maintaining metabolic.

The Guidelines for Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment continue the guidelines development process initiated in These Guidelines set forth principles and procedures to guide EPA scientists in evaluating environmental contaminants that may pose neurotoxic risks, and inform Agency decision makers and the public about these procedures.

These Guidelines are the Agency's first statement on setting principles and procedures to guide EPA scientists in conducting neurotoxicity risk assessments. Get this from a library.

Neurotoxicity risk assessment for human health: principles and approaches. [Jean Harry; United Nations Environment Programme.; International Labour Organisation.; World Health Organization.; Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals.; International Program on Chemical Safety.

The Agency does not consider the results of studies with CF-1 mice to be relevant for human health risk assessment because there is a lack of convincing evidence from the literature on human polymorphism of human multidrug resistance (MDR-1) gene resulting in diminished P-gp function.

Abstract. Risk assessment for developmental neurotoxicity of chemicals follows a standardized paradigm that includes problem formulation and scoping, hazard identification, dose–response assessment, exposure assessment, and risk characterization.

In each step, relevant data are systematically evaluated and integrated into a determination of potential risk to humans of neurological perturbation following exposure during periods of nervous system Author: Susan L. Makris, Andrew D. Kraft. Moreover, the available neurotoxicity data indicate that some AFRs may be suitable substitutes for BFRs.

However, proper risk assessment is hampered by an overall scarcity of data, particularly regarding environmental persistence, human exposure levels, and the formation of breakdown products and possible metabolites as well as their by: This chapter comments on the discussion of neurotoxicity in the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA b) draft risk assessment of trichloroethylene and reviews information on the effects of trichloroethylene on the nervous system generated since that document was released.

Basic Principles of Human Health Risk Assessment BartCrofts Scientific Services Pty Ltd Prof. Andrew Bartholomaeus neurotoxicity or teratogenicity.

In studies of reproductive toxicity, the following factors are used: Human Safety Assessment of Chemical Substances with focus on Cosmetics and Consumer Products.

Predictive Value of In Vitro Systems for Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment. In book: In Vitro Neurotoxicology, pp data and effects endpoints differ significantly from human health risk. Human Health Risk Assessment Toxicology/Hazard The main target organ for lambda-cyhalothrin is the neuromuscular system.

Lambda-cyhalothrin produces neurotoxicity in three species (rats, mice, and dogs); neurotoxicity is evident in rats after oral, dermal, and inhalation exposure.

As with other pyrethroids, inhalation. The numbers of potential neurotoxicants in the environment are raising and pose a great risk for humans and the environment. Currently neurotoxicity assessment is mostly performed to predict and prevent harm to human populations.

Despite all the efforts invested in the last years in developing novel in vitro or in silico test systems, in vivo tests with rodents are still the only accepted Cited by: The Health Effects Division (HED) of EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs has evaluated the methyl bromide database and conducted a human health risk assessment for the reregistration of the chemical.

This assessment begins phase 5 (public participation period) of the 6 phase public participation process. HUMAN HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT. CHLORPYRIFOS. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs Health Effects Division (C) Deborah C.

Smegal, M.P.H., Risk AssessorFile Size: 1MB. This notice describes the scientific basis for concern about exposure to agents that cause neurotoxicity, outlines the general process for assessing potential risk to humans because of environmental contaminants, and addresses Science Advisory Board and public comments on the Proposed Guidelines for Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment (60 FR.

Methods to identify and characterize developmental neurotoxicity for human health risk assessment. II: neuropathology. is companion of. Methods to identify and characterize developmental neurotoxicity for human health risk assessment: overview.

R H Garman, A S Fix, B S Jortner, K F Jensen, J F Hardisty, L Claudio, and ; S FerencCited by: Tilson HA. The role of developmental neurotoxicology studies in risk assessment. Toxicol Pathol.

Jan-Feb; 28 (1)– Cory-Slechta DA, Crofton KM, Foran JA, Ross JF, Sheets LP, Weiss B, Mileson B. Methods to identify and characterize developmental neurotoxicity for human health risk assessment.

I: behavioral by: