Improving environmental risk assessments of chemicals: Steps towards evidence-based ecotoxicology

Olwenn V. Martin, Julie Adams, Amy Beasley, Scott Belanger, Roger L. Breton, Theo C.M. Brock, Vito A. Buonsante, Malyka Galay Burgos, John Green, Patrick D. Guiney, Tilghman Hall, Mark Hanson, Meagan J. Harris, Tala R. Henry, Duane Huggett, Marion Junghans, Ryszard Laskowski, Gerd Maack, Caroline T.A. Moermond, Grace PanterAnita Pease, Veronique Poulsen, Mike Roberts, Christina Rudén, Christian E. Schlekat, Ilse Schoeters, Keith R. Solomon, Jane Staveley, Bill Stubblefield, John P. Sumpter, Michael Warne, Randall Wentsel, James R. Wheeler, Brian A. Wolff, Kunihiko Yamazaki, Holly Zahner, Marlene Ågerstrand

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    Few would argue that regulatory decisions related to chemical substances, whether pre-market authorisations, setting of health-based reference values and environmental quality standards, or prioritizing for future testing and management measures, ought to be based on less than all reliable and relevant evidence
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)210-217
    Number of pages8
    JournalEnvironment international
    Early online date3 May 2019
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019

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    © 2019 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license


    • Chemical safety
    • Decision-making
    • Ecological risk assessment
    • Ecotoxicology
    • Environmental risk assessment
    • Evidence-based

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Environmental Science(all)


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