Accession Number:

ADA215176

Title:

Toxic Hazards Research Unit - 1988

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. Oct 1987-Sep 1988

Corporate Author:

NORTHROP SERVICES INC - ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES DAYTON OH

Report Date:

1989-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

267.0

Abstract:

This report has been prepared as a review of the activities of the Toxic Hazards Research Unit for the period of October 1987 through September 1988. Research activities focused on the toxicity evaluations of aerospace chemicals and materials, studies on Installation Restoration Program chemicals, studies on Air Force Fuels, development of physiologically based pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic models, studies of chemical defense materials and associated training simulants, subchronic studies on materials of interest to the Navy, and assessment of the delayed neurotoxicity potential of shipboard hydraulic fluid samples. The review of the studies presented here includes partially completed efforts that will be reported further in subsequent annual reports. Keywords Acute delayed neurotoxicity Aerosol dissolution Chlorotrifluoroethylene oligomer Fluoride in bone and urine Gastrointestinal absorption of xenobiotics Genotoxic potential of beryllium oxide.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Toxicology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE