Search for dissertations about: "chemicals management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 swedish dissertations containing the words chemicals management.

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

    Author : Linda Molander; Christina Rudén; Magnus Breitholtz; Laura N. Vandenberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Linda Molander; Christina Rudén; Sven Ove Hansson; Mattias Öberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : 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

    Author : Qian Ding; Sven Ove Hansson; Maria Albin; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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. From Science to Policy : Improving environmental risk assessment andmanagement of chemicals

    Author : Marlene Ågerstrand; Christina Rudén; Magnus Breitholtz; Misse Wester; Andreas Kortenkamp; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; 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

  5. 5. Management of chemical risk through occupational exposure limits

    Author : Linda Schenk; Christina Rudén; Michael Gilek; Maria Albin; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational exposure limit; risk assessment; risk management; chemicals regulation; regulatory toxicology; European Union; Toxicology; Toxikologi;

    Abstract : Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) are used as an important regulatory instrument to protect workers’ health from adverse effects of chemical exposures. The OELs mirror the outcome of the risk assessment and risk management performed by the standard setting actor. READ MORE