Challenges and approaches for mixtures in risk assessment

September 22, 2011 at 12:49 pm | Posted in Video | Leave a comment

This video explains the differences between the mainstream proposals for cumulative risk assessment (CRA, as covered in H&E #40), the attempt to assess the risk to human health and the environment posed by simultaneous exposure to multiple chemicals. It explains the role of concepts such as common health outcomes and modes of action within the framework of CRA.

Download PDF here | Read H&E on Cumulative Risk Assessment

This presentations were part of a workshop organised by the US Standing Committee on Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions. For more information visit their website; for updates on new workshops and other information, sign up for their newsletter.

The next Standing Committee workshop is on Individual Exposomes (8-9 Dec 2011, Washington DC, more information here).

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