Will biomonitoring change how we regulate toxic chemicals?

@article{Jackson2002WillBC,
  title={Will biomonitoring change how we regulate toxic chemicals?},
  author={Richard J J Jackson and Paul A. Locke and Jim Pirkle and Frances Elizabeth Thompson and Dorothy Sussman},
  journal={The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 3 Suppl},
  pages={
          177-83
        }
}
Biomonitoring is the assessment of human exposure to environmental chemicals by measuring the chemicals or their metabolites in human specimens such as blood, urine, saliva, or tissue. It has become a powerful public health tool. This article discusses the practical application of biomonitoring to address a public health problem in a state, to explain how biomonitoring differs from predicting exposure through environmental monitoring, to describe the influence biomonitoring has had on… CONTINUE READING

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