Accession Number:

ADA359198

Title:

Conference on Current Issues of Chemical Mixtures

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jul 97-30 Sep 98

Corporate Author:

COLORADO STATE UNIV FORT COLLINS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Between 11 and 13 August 1997, a conference on Current Issues of Chemical Mixtures was held and hosted at Fort Collins, Colorado, by the Colorado State University CSU and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS Superfund Basic Research Program SBRP. Other sponsors of the conference included the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ATSDR, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency both the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response and the Region VIII Office, the U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research, and the Electric Power Research Institute EPRI. Over 160 participants, coming from Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the U.S., are scientists, engineers, policy makers, and individuals with a profound interest in the issues related to hazardous waste disposal and contamination. The Conference consisted of six sessions 1 Overview of Human Health and Regulatory Problems Related to Chemical Mixture Exposures 2 Biomedical Advances on Chemical Mixtures I 3 Biomedical Advances on Chemical Mixtures II 4 Methodological Advances on the Toxicology of Chemical Mixtures 5 Ecological and Engineering Advances on Chemical Mixture Research and 6 Risk Assessment Issues Related to Hazardous Waste Chemical Mixtures.

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE