ERIC Number: ED166062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Principles and Procedures for Evaluating the Toxicity of Household Substances. Revised.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Assembly of Life Sciences.
This report was prepared for use by the professional toxicologist. It contains chapters on ingestion exposure, dermal and dye toxicity tests, inhalation exposure, chronic toxicity and carcinogenicity tests, mutagenicity tests, reproduction and teratogenicity tests, and behavioral toxicity tests. In addition, regulations under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act are discussed. Information is also given on animal husbandry, and lists are presented of tests for monitoring toxic effects, organs used to obtain relative organ weights, and tissues used for histopathology. (BB)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Laboratory Techniques, Pathology, Physiology, Pollution, Postsecondary Education, Research Reports, Science Education
Printing and Publishing Office, National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418 (Order No. ISBN-0-309-02644-X; $7.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Naval Research Lab., Washington, DC.; Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Assembly of Life Sciences.