Wildlife Toxicity Assessments For Chemicals Of Military Concern

Hardcover | May 20, 2015

byMarc Williams, Gunda Reddy, Michael Quinn

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Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern is a compendium of chemical-specific toxicity information with discussions on the rationale and development of Wildlife Toxicity Reference Values TRVs intended for use on terrestrial wildlife for risk assessment applications. Substances covered include military-related chemicals including explosives, propellants, pesticides and metals. Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern is a much-needed resource designed to meet the needs of those seeking toxicological information for ecological risk assessment purposes. Each chapter targets a specific chemical and considers the current knowledge of the toxicological impacts of chemicals to terrestrial wildlife including mammalian, avian, amphibian and reptilian species. Provides detailed information on how Wildlife Toxicity Values TRVs for military chemicals of concern are derived and evaluated. Covers wildlife toxicity assessments of explosives, metals and environmental chemicals. Compiles relevant information on the environmental effects of chemicals on wildlife in relation to public and environmental health.

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Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern is a compendium of chemical-specific toxicity information with discussions on the rationale and development of Wildlife Toxicity Reference Values TRVs intended for use on terrestrial wildlife for risk assessment applications. Substances covered include military-related che...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:722 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 20, 2015Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128000201

ISBN - 13:9780128000205

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction 1. Characterizing Potential for Toxicity: Estimating Risks to Wildlife

Part II: Methodological Derivations 2. Methods for Derivation of Wildlife Toxicity Values for Use in Ecological Risk Assessments

Part III: Wildlife Toxicity Assessments of Explosives 3. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) 4. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for 1,3,5-Trinitrohexahydro-1,3,5-Triazine (RDX) 5. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for High Melting Explosive (HMX) 6. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for 2,4-Dinitrotoluene and 2,6-Dinitrotoluene 7. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Nitroguanidine 8. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for 1,3-Dinitrobenzene 9. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for 1,3,5-Trinitrobenzene (TNB) 10. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for N-Methyl-N-2,4,6-Tetranitroaniline Tetryl) 11. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Nitrocellulose 12. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate 13. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Nitroglycerin 14. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for 2-Nitrodiphenylamine and 4-Nitrodiphenylamine 15. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Picric Acid (2,4,6-Trinitrophenol) 16. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for 2-Amino-4,6-Dinitrotoluene and 4-Amino-2,6-Dinitrotoluene 17. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Triacetin 18. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment of White Phosphorus

Part IV: Wildlife Toxicity Assessments of Selected Metals 19. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Antimony 20. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Thallium

Part V: Wildlife Toxicity Assessments of Pesticides 21. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Aldrin and Dieldrin 22. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Chlordane

Part VI: Wildlife Toxicity Assessments of Industrial and Military-Related Chemicals 23. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Acetylene 24. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Benzo[a]Pyrene 25. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Diphenylamine 26. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Ethylene 27. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) 28. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Perchlorate 29. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Phenol 30. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Propylene 31. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Phenanthrene 32. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Pyrene 33. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Mustard Agents 34. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Lewisite 35. Wildlife Toxicity Assessment for Thiodiglycol