This course addresses key concepts, processes, and regulatory guidelines employed in the assessment and communication of the ecological safety of chemical products.
Ecological toxicology is the field that assesses adverse effects in non-human and wildlife species resulting from chemical exposures via aquatic, soil, and atmospheric media. Examine the links between chemical properties and their fate (distribution and lifetimes) within these compartments. Particular attention will be given to the 3 parameters that define chemical behavior in the environment: persistence, bioaccumulation, and ecotoxicity.
The course provides descriptions of terminology and concepts used in the ecotoxicology field to provide attendees sufficient familiarization to:
Chemists, regulatory, and other technical professionals who have organizational responsibilities for reporting and communicating the fate and adverse effects of chemicals in the environment as part of regulatory matters, community safety, product stewardship, and product development.
Session 1: Persistence
Session 2. Bioaccumulation
Session 3. EcoToxicity
Session 4. Ecological Risks
Five for four! Register five people for one course, one person for five courses, or any combination in between and your fifth registration is free. The free registration will be the course of the lowest price. Please note: This discount cannot be combined with any other discount offered.
Each person attending must register individually for this course.
Course fee includes electronic access to the course materials and session recordings.
(8/26, 9/2, 9/9 and 9/16)
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Dr. Philip Leber provides services to clients (industry, labs) in test design, chemical exposure evaluations, environmental impacts, and occupational safety. For many years, Dr. Leber has presented an ecological toxicity class and a general toxicity course for the American Chemical Society.