Biomonitoring equivalents for DDT/DDE.

  title={Biomonitoring equivalents for DDT/DDE.},
  author={Christopher R. Kirman and Lesa L. Aylward and Sean M. Hays and Kannan Krishnan and Andy Nong},
  journal={Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP},
  volume={60 2},
Biomonitoring Equivalents (BEs) are defined as the concentration or range of concentrations of a chemical or its metabolite in a biological medium (blood, urine, or other medium) that is consistent with an existing health-based exposure guideline such as a reference dose (RfD) or tolerable daily intake (TDI). BE values can be used as a screening tool for the evaluation of population-based biomonitoring data in the context of existing risk assessments. This study reviews available health based… CONTINUE READING


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