Integration of time as a description parameter in risk characterisation: application to methyl mercury.

@article{Verger2007IntegrationOT,
  title={Integration of time as a description parameter in risk characterisation: application to methyl mercury.},
  author={Ph Verger and Jessica Tressou and St{\'e}phan Cl{\'e}mençon},
  journal={Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={
          25-30
        }
}
Within the food risk assessment procedure, the characterisation of the risk consists in the comparison of the dietary exposure with a health based guidance value established in a previous step. One of the identified weaknesses of this comparison is that the time is not considered in the description. The aim of this paper is to describe the dietary exposure as a dynamic process determined by the accumulation phenomenon due to successive dietary intakes and by the pharmacokinetics ruling the… CONTINUE READING

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