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Schecter Dioxins and Health Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors



3. Auflage 2012, 680 Seiten, Gebunden, Format (B × H): 167 mm x 249 mm, Gewicht: 1073 g
ISBN: 978-0-470-60529-5
Verlag: WILEY


Schecter Dioxins and Health Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors

This text offers the most respected book available for scientific information about dioxins, dibenzofurans, and PCBs. The new edition combines chapters on the classical dioxins and PCBs with new and emerging toxic pollutants. This edition also updates the science involved in the dioxin and PCB literature while adding new chapters on toxic pollutants such as brominated flame retardants, phthalates, and perfluorinated chemicals. A comprehensive resource, this book provides, in one volume, essential information about these compounds written by some of the most respected and cited scientists in their fields.

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PREFACE xi

ACKNOWLEDGMENT xvi

ABOUT THE EDITOR xvii

CONTRIBUTORS xix

LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES xxiii

1 PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS: AN OVERVIEW 1
Daniele Wikoff, Lauren Fitzgerald, and Linda Birnbaum

2 TOXICITY EQUIVALENCE FACTORS FOR DIOXIN AND RELATED COMPOUNDS 37
Michael DeVito

3 HISTORIC AND NEWER PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS IN FOOD 53
Janice Huwe

4 FLAME RETARDANTS: POLYBROMINATED DIPHENYL ETHERS AND THEIR REPLACEMENTS 89
Thomas F. Webster and Heather M. Stapleton

5 PHARMACOKINETICS OF 2,3,7,8-TETRACHLORODIBENZO-AND RELATED COMPOUNDS P-DIOXIN 109
James R. Olson

6 IMMUNOMODULATION BY PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS 171
Robert W. Luebke, Jamie C. DeWitt, Dori R. Germolec, Keith D. Salazar, and Nancy I. Kerkvliet

7 DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROTOXICITY OF DIOXINS 193
G. Jean Harry and Pamela J. Lein

8 EPIDEMIOLOGICAL EVIDENCE ON THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID 229
Kyle Steenland, Tony Fletcher, and David A. Savitz

9 POLYBROMINATED P-DIOXINS AND DIBENZO-DIBENZOFURANS 255
Kurunthachalam Kannan, Chunyang Liao, and Hyo-Bang Moon

10 EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES ON CANCER AND EXPOSURE TO DIOXINS AND RELATED COMPOUNDS 303
Lennart Hardell and Mikael Eriksson

11 REPRODUCTIVE AND DEVELOPMENTAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DIOXINS 359
Anne Sweeney, Deborah J. del Junco, Marcella Warner, and Brenda Eskenazi

12 BISPHENOL A 381
Thaddeus T. Schug, Sarah A. Vogel, Laura N. Vandenberg, Joe M. Braun, Russ Hauser, Julia A. Taylor, Frederick S. vom Saal, and Jerold J. Heindel

13 PHTHALATES: HUMAN EXPOSURE AND RELATED HEALTH EFFECTS 415
John D. Meeker and Kelly K. Ferguson

14 THE SEVESO ACCIDENT 445
Angela Cecilia Pesatori and Pier Alberto Bertazzi

15 AGENT ORANGE: HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN VIETNAM, CAMBODIA, AND LAOS 469
Susan Hammond and Arnold Schecter

16 THE YUSHO AND YUCHENG RICE OIL POISONING INCIDENTS 521
Yoshito Masuda and Arnold Schecter

17 THE BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMER FIRE INCIDENT OF 1981 553
Nancy Kim and Arnold Schecter

18 THE YUSHCHENKO DIOXIN POISONING: CHRONOLOGY AND PHARMACOKINETICS 567
John Jake Ryan

19 POPs AND HUMAN HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT 579
David T. Szabo and Anne E. Loccisano

INDEX 619


Schecter, Arnold
ARNOLD SCHECTER , MD, MPH, is Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Texas School of Public Health. He is a preventive medicine physician-researcher who has studied the effects of dioxin and related chemical exposure around the world. Most recently, his research has focused on emerging POPs and endocrine disruptors in human milk, blood, and food. Dr. Schecter has served on EPA dioxin advisory panels and ATSDR/CDC dioxin, PCB, and PCDF review groups. Moreover, he has worked with the NIEHS, NIH, and NTP to communicate dioxin carcinogenicity assessments.



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