Key Concepts: Toxicologic Evaluation

That’s all for section three. The key points include

  • An exposure dose for a chemical found to be above health guidelines does not necessarily mean an exposure will result in an adverse health effect.
  • A health assessor should consider the site-specific dose, the chemical-specific information, and the health effects evaluation before making a conclusion regarding public health.

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