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In Search of Safety

Chemicals and Cancer Risk

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674446366

Publication Date: 04/01/1991


336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 line illustrations, 20 tables


  • Foreword by Harvey Brooks
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Objectives and Methods
  • 2. Setting Regulatory Priorities
  • 3. Interpreting the Scientific Evidence on Formaldehyde and Cancer
  • 4. The Problem of Setting Standards
  • 5. Interpreting the Scientific Evidence on Benzene and Cancer
  • 6. Quantifying Cancer Risks
  • 7. Science and Policy Conflict
  • Appendix: The Scientific Conflict Mapping Project
  • Notes
  • Index

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