2013), we estimated the corresponding mean and maximum body burdens
for each measured congener (EL in Equation 1) and derived congener-specific HQs by using the rodent critical body burden
values for neurodevelopmental effects from EFSA (2011) (Table 1), together with an uncertainty factor of 2.
In addition, total parasite body burden
was calculated as the sum of all quantified parasites; that is, all parasites not evaluated using a semiquantitative scale.
testing can demonstrate how shopping does not make us safe and how more sweeping regulatory changes are required that go beyond individual consumer choice.
Thus, these studies strongly suggest that cadmium in oysters and shellfish is bioavailable and that long-term oyster consumption does result in a higher body burden
Alarming new evidence shows that a mother's body burden
contaminates the amniotic fluid - our first environment before birth, and affects breast milk - our first food after birth.
The Cd body burden
, negligible at birth, increases continuously during life until approximately the age of about 60-70 yr from which Cd body burden
levels off and can even decrease.
40, Luckey writes, "Using a weighted average exposure of 2 cSv, extrapolation of these data indicated an average body burden
of 50 cSv would reduce cancer death rates to zero.
And, finally, whatever is left over is considered the body burden
If our bodies truly are the temples of the Holy Spirit, it's crowded enough in there without adding an extra body burden
of industrial sludge.
Health outcomes sensitive to low-level changes in body burden
of PCBs (the main contaminant at Site 050) are generally not well characterized and may be due to confounders.
So, with this book, Trespass Against Us--a title borrowed from the popular Lord's prayer--we are trying to raise the toxic trespass issue and the visibility of the body burden
The legislation is backed by a coalition of anti-chemical environmental activist groups calling themselves the California Body Burden
Campaign; other supporters of the legislation include The National Environmental Trust, which once sought a ban on chemicals used in the production of rubber ducks and other plastic toys.