Search for dissertations about: "Chemicals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 588 swedish dissertations containing the word Chemicals.

  1. 1. Chemicals in consumer products Bridging the gap between academic research and chemicals regulation

    University dissertation from Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University : Stockholm University

    Author : Linda Molander; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; consumer products; articles; chemicals; chemicals regulation; REACH; risk management; health risk assessment; non-standard toxicity studies; study evaluation; reporting guidance; endocrine disrupting compounds; bisphenol A; low dose effects; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Exposure to chemicals emitting from consumer products, such as clothes, electronic devices, toys and kitchen-ware, has emerged as an issue of public health and environmental concern. The use of chemicals having endocrine disrupting properties in commercial products is receiving particular attention as low dose exposures of such chemicals have been associated with adverse effects in both human and wildlife populations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chemicals in consumer products Towards a safe and sustainable use

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Linda Molander; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; consumer products; articles; hazardous chemicals; risk management; chemicals regulation; REACH; substitution; regulatory toxicology; European Union;

    Abstract : Health and environmental risks associated with emissions of hazardous chemicals from articles, including everyday consumer products such as clothes and toys, have become widely acknowledged internationally, particularly in the EU. This thesis contributes to new understandings of how these risks are currently managed within the EU and recommends actions for ensuring a safe and sustainable use of chemicals in articles. READ MORE

  3. 3. Regulatory tools for managing chemicals risk at the workplace

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Qian Ding; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational Diseases; Chemicals; Carcinogens; Risk Management; Regulatory Toxicology; Occupational Exposure Limits; Chemicals Legislations; Risk Assessment; Acceptable Risk;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on exacerbating chemicals risk in workplaces under the background of rapid industrialization in developing countries. The overall aim is to investigate the development of regulatory tools which aim at minimizing the health risks from chemical substances in the workplace. READ MORE

  4. 4. In silico Identification of Thyroid Disrupting Chemicals among industrial chemicals and household dust contaminants

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Jin Zhang; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Thyroid disruption chemicals; virtual screening; tranthyretin; thyroid hormone receptor; QSAR modeling; molecular docking; molecular dynamics;

    Abstract : Thyroid disruptions by xenobiotics have been associated with a broad spectrum of severe adverse human health effects, such as impaired brain development and metabolic syndrome. Ingestion of indoor dust and contact with industrial chemicals are two significant human exposure routes of thyroid hormone disrupting chemicals (THDCs), raising serious concerns for human health. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Science to Policy Improving environmental risk assessment andmanagement of chemicals

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Marlene Ågerstrand; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; environmental risk assessment; chemicals; pharmaceuticals; transparency; predictability; accuracy; consistency; voluntary initiatives; ecotoxicity data; reliability evaluation; relevance evaluation; non-standard test data; CSR; risk management.;

    Abstract : A complex process like risk assessment and the subsequent risk management decision makingshould be regularly evaluated, in order to assess the need to improve its workings. In this thesisthree related matters are addressed: evaluation of environmental risk management strategies,evaluation of environmental risk assessments, and how ecotoxicity data from the open scientificliterature can be used in a systematic way in regulatory risk assessments. READ MORE