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MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18692516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The toxicity value database of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Homeland Security Research Center has been in development since 2004. The toxicity value database includes a compilation of agent property, toxicity, dose-response, and health effects data for 96 agents: 84 chemical and radiological agents and 12 biotoxins. The database is populated with multiple toxicity benchmark values and agent property information from secondary sources, with web links to the secondary sources, where available. A selected set of primary literature citations and associated dose-response data are also included. The toxicity value database offers a powerful means to quickly and efficiently gather pertinent toxicity and dose-response data for a number of agents that are of concern to the nation's security. This database, in conjunction with other tools, will play an important role in understanding human health risks, and will provide a means for risk assessors and managers to make quick and informed decisions on the potential health risks and determine appropriate responses (e.g., cleanup) to agent release. A final, stand alone MS ACESSS working version of the toxicity value database was completed in November, 2007.
Authors:
Chandrika J Moudgal; Kevin Garrahan; Eletha Brady-Roberts; Naida Gavrelis; Michelle Arbogast; Sarah Dun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Review     Date:  2008-07-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Toxicology and applied pharmacology     Volume:  233     ISSN:  1096-0333     ISO Abbreviation:  Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol.     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-17     Completed Date:  2008-12-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0416575     Medline TA:  Toxicol Appl Pharmacol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  25-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
U.S. EPA/Office of Research and Development, National Homeland Security Research Center, USA. moudgal.chandrika@epa.gov
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Databases, Factual / standards,  trends
Environmental Exposure / standards
Environmental Pollutants / toxicity
Hazardous Substances / toxicity*
Health Status*
Humans
Risk Assessment
United States
United States Environmental Protection Agency / standards,  trends*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Environmental Pollutants; 0/Hazardous Substances

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