Handbook of Hazardous Materials

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Academic Press, Dec 2, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 772 pages
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Handbook of Hazardous Materials is a one-volume compendium of hazardous materials that discusses the toxic effects of these materials on human health and the global environment. It provides comprehensive coverage of individual toxic elements, covers hazardous material groups, and includes more general articles such as evaluation and testing of carcinogens, transport of pollutants, and inhalation toxicology. The fully referenced articles are presented in alphabetical order. The book features a subject index as well as numerous cross-references.

Individual articles are preceded by a topical outline and discuss the origin, prevalence, mechanisms of toxicity and damaging effects of each hazardous material.
Comprehensive coverage of individual toxic elements, including
Asbestos
Alar
Lead
Mercury
Coverage of hazardous material groups, such as
Pesticides
Food additives
Nitrogen compounds
More general articles, such as
Evaluation and testing of carcinogens
Transport of pollutants
Inhalation toxicology
 

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Contents

Chapter 34 Industrial Solvents
387
Chapter 35 Inorganic Mineral Particulates in the Lung
399
Chapter 36 Lead Poisoning
411
Chapter 37 MetalMetal Toxic Interactions
431
Chapter 38 Monitoring Indicators of Plants and Human Health for Air Pollution
443
Cytogenetic Assays
453
Chapter 40 Natural Anticarcinogens and Mechanisms of Cancer
463
Chapter 41 Nitric Oxide and Nitrogen Dioxide Toxicology
475

Detecting Markers of Lung Injury
99
Chapter 10 Cadmium
113
Chapter 11 Chloroform
119
Chapter 12 Chromium
127
Chapter 13 Cleaning and Laundry Products Human Exposure Assessments
145
Chapter 14 Cobalt Dusts
153
Chapter 15 Cyanide
161
Chapter 16 Cytotoxicity of Mycotoxins
173
Chapter 17 Diesel Exhaust Effects on the Respiratory System
183
Chapter 18 Dioxin Health Effects
201
Occupational Considerations
213
Chapter 20 Ecotoxicological Testing
223
Chapter 21 Effects of Environmental Toxicants on the Cytoskeleton
233
Chapter 22 Environmental Cancer Risks
241
Chapter 23 Environmental Monitoring
255
Chapter 24 Ethanol Fuel Toxicity
265
Chapter 25 Fluoride Toxicity
277
Exposure Effects on Human Health
285
Chapter 27 Fungicides
293
Monitoring and Containing
309
Chapter 29 Hazardous Substances Regulation by Government Agencies
321
Chapter 30 Hazardous Waste Reduction
333
Chapter 31 Herbicides
351
Chapter 32 Hydrogen Sulfide
367
Chapter 33 Immune Response to Environmental Agents
377
Chapter 42 Organic Micropollutants in Lake Sediments
491
Chapter 43 Organic Solvents Health Effects
505
Chapter 44 Oxides of Nitrogen
521
Chapter 45 Ozone Exposure Respiratory Health Effects
527
Chapter 46 Ozone Lung Carcinogenesis
539
Chapter 47 Peroxisomes
545
Chapter 48 Pesticides and Food Safety
563
Chapter 49 Pharmacokinetics Individual Differences
577
Chapter 50 Plants as Detectors of Atmospheric Mutagens
591
Chapter 51 Polychlorinated Biphenyls PCBs Effects on Humans and the Environment
611
Chapter 52 Protists as Indicators of Water Quality in Marine Environments
627
Chapter 53 Rubber Industry Toxicity of Work Environment
639
Chapter 54 Selenium
649
Chapter 55 Silica and Lung Inflammation
661
Chapter 56 SoII Decontamination
671
Chapter 57 Sulfur Mustard
681
Chapter 58 Toxic Agents and Thermoregulation
693
Chapter 59 Triethylamine
701
Chapter 60 Uranium Reproductive Effects
705
Chapter 61 Volatile Organic Chemicals
713
Chapter 62 Xylenes
723
Chapter 63 Zinc
733
Index
745
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