Learn how to derive and evaluate toxicity information and how to apply that information to ensure compliance with regulations.
Investigate chemical properties and exposure factors linked to adverse health conditions ranging from eye/skin irritation to allergic responses, birth defects, or cancer. Basic toxicology terminology and principles will be described, as well as the key regulations that are applicable in the handling, transportation, and use of chemical products.
General topics are:
An introductory presentation will be available on the class website to acquaint participants with the field of ecological toxicology and chemical fate in the environment.
Chemists, regulatory, and other technical professionals who are responsible for chemical safety, regulatory matters, and communications needed in employee safety, product stewardship, and product development.
Section 1: Overview
Section 2: Chemical Exposures
Section 3: Metabolism of Chemicals
Section 4: Toxicity Testing Methods
Developing new data
Section 5: Molecular Mechanisms of Action
Section 6: Risk Assessments
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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 is only available if you register by fax, phone, or mail and mention this discount and it cannot be combined with any other offer.
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.