Revisiting bioaccumulation criteria for POPs and PBT assessments.

  title={Revisiting bioaccumulation criteria for POPs and PBT assessments.},
  author={Frank A P C Gobas and Watze de Wolf and Lawrence P Burkhard and Eric M J Verbruggen and Kathleen P Plotzke},
  journal={Integrated environmental assessment and management},
  volume={5 4},
Scientists from academia, industry, and government reviewed current international regulations for the screening of commercial chemicals for bioaccumulation in the context of the current state of bioaccumulation science. On the basis of this review, several recommendations were proposed, including a scientific definition for "bioaccumulative substances," improved criteria for the characterization of bioaccumulative substances (including the trophic magnification factor and the biomagnification… CONTINUE READING

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