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  1. Retrospective assessment of exposure through modeling in a study on cancer risks among workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides, chlorophenols and dioxins.

    Article - En anglais

    OBJECTIVES

    The study aimed at developing a model for the retrospective assessment of exposures in epidemiologic studies when little or no data on past exposures are available, METHODS - A deterministic model was developed for the level of exposure by industrial hygienists involved in an international study on cancer risks among phenoxy herbicide or chlorophenol manufacturing workers and pesticide sprayers.

    The general source-receptor model was used as the conceptual framework for the model.

    RESULTS

    The model included variables related to job, the emission of chemicals, contact with chemicals, personal protection, and other relevant determinants of exposure.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Phénols, Dibenzo-p-dioxine(polychloro), Dibenzofurane(polychloro), Herbicide, Pesticide, Pulvérisation, Industrie chimique, Modèle, Epidémiologie, Relation dose réponse, Rétrospective, Homme, Exposition professionnelle, Toxicité, Médecine travail, Finlande, Europe, Carcinogène, Acétique acide(aryloxy)

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Phenols, Herbicide, Pesticides, Spraying, Chemical industry, Models, Epidemiology, Dose activity relation, Retrospective, Human, Occupational exposure, Toxicity, Occupational medicine, Finland, Europe, Carcinogen

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0636549

    Code Inist : 002B03G. Création : 09/06/1995.