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By R. P. Côté (auth.), Raymond P. Côté, Peter G. Wells (eds.)

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This ebook provides environmental defense managers and complicated scholars in environmental reviews courses with an outline of the foundations, evidence, multidisciplinary methods, and a few of the complicated­ ities of the administration of poisonous elements. The textual content explores serious matters dealing with managers liable for hinder­ ing and controlling difficulties linked to the manufacture,. shipping, garage, use and disposal of chemical compounds. It does this from views. the 1st is a disciplinary viewpoint, that's environmental chemistry, of toxicology, engineering, economics, sociology and political technological know-how, all which playa position in enforcing complete courses to regulate chemical substances. the second one standpoint is from the view of undefined, govern­ ment, academia and non-government agencies. for instance, bankruptcy five is authored by means of technical managers of an immense chemical corporation, Chap­ ters 6 and 12 through executive scientists and executives respectively, and bankruptcy 10 via a revered member of the environmental foyer. An appreciation of those views is essential for constructing and operating potent chemical administration programs.

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M. WOLFF AND N. O. CROSSLAND 37 Estimation methods Jor the minimum data set The absolute minimum data set of physico-chemical properties consists of (1) the octanollwater partition coefficient, (2) the vapour pressure and (3) the solubility in water, from which data it is possible to calculate the potential global distribution of the chemical. Further (4) the biodegradability in water and soil or (5) the rate of reaction with OH radicals in the atmosphere are required to estimate the global persistence.

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