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Toxic Legacy : Synthetic Toxins in the Food, Water and Air of American Cities - Paul F. Rosenfeld

Toxic Legacy

Synthetic Toxins in the Food, Water and Air of American Cities

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2006
ISBN: 9780123706409
Number Of Pages: 576

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Any professional examination of existing or potential new toxins in a population must account for those already present from past problems and natural conditions.
Toxic Legacy provides extensive information on the occurrence of chemical hazards and their potential dangers in combinations in the food, water and air in cities around the United States. The book illustrates consumer preferences for specific food and water products, as well as particular diets and discusses the toxicity and risks associated with our exposure to synthetic chemicals. The authors offer unique guidance to environmental engineers, scientists, process engineers, and planners and specify what steps can be taken to limit exposure to complex chemical mixtures.
*Includes strategies for minimizing our exposure to chemical mixtures
*Provides detailed analysis of hazards associated with exposure to chemical mixtures from multiple sources
* Presents chemical data on the food, water and air for 36 metropolitan areas in the United States

Preface Confronting the Unknown
An Introduction to Synthetic Chemical Contaminates in Food
The Number of Synthetic Chemicals in Food Synthetic Chemicals in a Balanced Diet Diets and Chemical Mixtures Food Contamination at the City and Regional Level Synthetic Chemical Contaminates in Drinking Water
Synthetic Chemical Contaminants in Air Toxicity and Synthetic Chemical Mixtures
The Bodys Synthetic Chemical Burden
Appendix
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ISBN: 9780123706409
ISBN-10: 0123706408
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: 1st November 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 3.61
Weight (kg): 1.32