List of WHO publications: Chemical Safety
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Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number    18000292 ISBN-13
 9789240691995
Price
CHF 40.00  / US$ 48.00 Developing countries    CHF 28.00
English
This Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) series publication describes a generic human health risk assessment model which can be used for risk assessment of exposure to insecticides which are used for disease vector control on board aircraft (the process known as aircraft disinsection). .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2013 Order Number    13800078 ISBN-13
 9789241530781
Price
CHF 30.00  / US$ 36.00 Developing countries    CHF 21.00
English
This Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) provides summaries of the relevant scientific information concerning the potential effects of these chemicals upon human health and the environment. Chromium(IV) compounds, also known as hexavalent chromium compounds, are widely produced by industrial processes. .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2013 Order Number    18000271 ISBN-13
 9789240691834
Price
CHF 30.00  / US$ 36.00 Developing countries    CHF 21.00
English
This Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) provides summaries of the relevant scientific information concerning the potential effects of these chemicals upon human health and the environment. Chromium(IV) compounds, also known as hexavalent chromium compounds, are widely produced by industrial processes. .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2013 Order Number    11600243 ISBN-13
 9789241572439
Price
CHF 40.00  / US$ 48.00 Developing countries    CHF 28.00
English
This Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) series publication describes a generic human health risk assessment model which can be used for risk assessment of exposure to insecticides which are used for disease vector control on board aircraft (the process known as aircraft disinsection). .../...
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2011 Order Number    11600241 ISBN-13
 9789241572415
Price
CHF 60.00  / US$ 72.00 Developing countries    CHF 42.00
English
This publication presents an updated human health risk assessment for the insecticide DDT, focusing on DDT use in indoor residual spraying for disease vector control. The publication contains an updated hazard assessment for DDT, including new scientific information published since the previous WHO assessment in 2001. .../...
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2011 Order Number    19300239 ISBN-13
 9789241564274
Price
CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
English
Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical that is widely used in the production of polycarbonate (PC) plastics (used in food contact materials, such as baby bottles and food containers) and epoxy resins (used as protective linings for canned foods and beverages and as a coating on metal lids for glass jars and bottles). These uses result in low level consumer exposure to BPA via the diet. .../...
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Year
2010 Order Number    13800067 ISBN-13
 9789241530675
Price
CHF 30.00  / US$ 36.00 Developing countries    CHF 21.00
English
This Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) is a compendium of evaluations of the scientific literature on the health and environmental effects of three glycol ethers:- 2-methoxyethanol, 2-ethoxyethanol, 2-propoxyethanol and 2-butoxyethanol. These 2-alkoxyethanols are used in various industrial and workplace processes such as solvents and coatings. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    11500799 ISBN-13
 9789241548076
Price
CHF 30.00  / US$ 36.00 Developing countries    CHF 21.00
English
The purpose of the WHO Human Health Risk Assessment Toolkit: Chemical Hazards is to provide its users with guidance to identify, acquire and use the information needed to assess chemical hazards, exposures and the corresponding health risks in their given health risk assessment contexts at local and/or national levels. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    13800077 ISBN-13
 9789241530774
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CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
English
Strontium is released into the environment by natural processes and as a result of human activities. Humans are exposed to strontium via drinking water and via uptake into food plants. Strontium compounds are also used in the manufacture of ceramics and glass products. .../...
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Year
2009 Order Number    13800075 ISBN-13
 9789241530750
Price
CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
English
Cyclic acid anhydrides are widely used in the chemical industry in the manufacture of polyester and alkyd resins and plasticizers and as epoxy resin hardeners. Acid anhydrides are irritants and are especially potent sensitizing agents. .../...
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Year
2009 Order Number    13800076 ISBN-13
 9789241530767
Price
CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
English
This document on inorganic chromium (III) compounds provides summaries of the relevant scientific information concerning the potential effects of these chemicals upon human health and/or the environment. Chemical safety cards on the most common inorganic trivalent chromium compounds are reproduced in this document.
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    11500750 ISBN-13
 9789241563765
Price
CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
English
Assessment of human exposure to chemicals is a critical input to risk assessment and ultimately to decisions about control of chemicals. This two-part publication aims to improve the quality of information available to decision-makers and its communication. Part one sets out ten principles for characterizing and communicating uncertainty in exposure assessment. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    13800074 ISBN-13
 9789241530743
Price
CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
English
2-Butenal (also known as crotonaldehyde) is an ab-unsaturated aldehyde and consequently a very reactive compound. It is a chemical intermediate used chiefly in the manufacture of sorbates, solvents, and, to a lesser extent, pharmaceutical products and aroma chemicals. This publication studies the pharmacokinetics, environmental exposure, chemical toxicology and carcinogenicity of 2-butenal. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    11500717 ISBN-13
 9789241563499
Price
CHF 40.00  / US$ 48.00 Developing countries    CHF 28.00
English
The use of structured frameworks in chemical risk assessment promotes transparent, harmonized approaches. This book presents two IPCS frameworks originally published in Critical Reviews in Toxicology, in a user-friendly large format. Part 1 contains the IPCS Framework for Analysing the Relevance of a Cancer Mode of Action for Humans, along with three case studies illustrating its application. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    11502068 ISBN-13
 9789241546157
Price
CHF 38.00  / US$ 45.60 Developing countries    CHF 26.60
English
This second edition, like the first, analyses the public health aspects of the possible hostile use of biological or chemical agents. .../...
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Year
1997 Order Number    11500439 ISBN-13
 9789241544870
Price
CHF 35.00  / US$ 42.00 Developing countries    CHF 35.00
English
Provides authoritative guidelines for the establishment or improvement of national programmes for poison control. Addressed to policy-makers and the administrators of specialized facilities, the book responds to the need for comprehensive advice on the most rationale and effective ways to manage the greatly increased number of poisoned patients seen throughout the world. .../...
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Year
1996 Order Number    19300102 ISBN-13
 9789241597654
Price
CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
English
Provides guidelines for the biological monitoring of occupational exposure to four metals (aluminium, arsenic, cobalt, and nickel), three solvents (benzene, methanol, and methylene chloride), two groups of pesticides (dithiocarbamates and pyrethroids), aromatic amines, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Guidelines for each chemical follow a common framework. .../...
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