Monitoring Human Tissues for Toxic Substances

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The National Human Monitoring Program (NHMP) identifies concentrations of specific chemicals in human tissues, including toxicologic testing and risk assessment determinations. This volume evaluates the current activities of the NHMP; identifies important scientific, technical, and programmatic issues; and makes recommendations regarding the design of the program and use of its products.

 

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Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION 21
REVIEW OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN ADI 29
TOXICOLOGIC ISSUES 45
Choice of Tissues to Monitor 57
Summary and Recommendations 67
COLLECTION SHORTTERM STORAGE AND ARCHIVING OF TISSUES 99
CHEMICAL ASSAY OF SPECIMENS 111
PROGRAM DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT 143
Transition 162
WORKSHOP AGENDA 181
SUMMARY OF WORKSHOP 187
THE NATIONAL HEALTH AND NUTRITION 201
FOREIGN ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING 209
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