Accession Number:

ADA339914

Title:

1996 Toxic Hazards Research Annual Report.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. 1 Oct 95-30 Sep 96

Corporate Author:

MANTECH-GEOCENTERS JOINT VENTURE DAYTON OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

241.0

Abstract:

This report is the 33rd Annual Report of the Toxic Hazards Research Unit THRU and presents scientific activities of the ManTech Geo-Centers Joint Venture contract on behalf of the toxicology divisionsdetachments of the Air Force, Army, and Navy for the period of 1 October 1995 through 30 September 1996. The THRU conducts descriptive, mechanistic and predictive toxicology studies and toxicological risk assessments to provide data to predict health hazards and to assess the health risks associated with human exposure to chemicals and materials of interest to the military. The major goal of the THRUs research efforts is to contribute to safe military operations, including safe occupational and environmental conditions. An additional goal of the THRU is to advance the state-of-the-art in toxicology research and risk assessment techniques. The scientific sections of the report are divided into the following seven projects trichlorethylene carcinogenicity halon replacement toxicity explosives, propellants, fuels, and lubricants environmental initiative advanced composite materials trimethyloipropane phosphate toxicity and methods development. Presented, also, are sections on conference support and research support e.g., fabrication, statistics, pathology, quality assurance activities, as well as a products list of publications, presentations, and awards.

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE