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7.where.chemicals.go - Environmental Fate Where Do...

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Environmental Fate – Where Do Chemicals Go? Introduction Does Fate Influence the Risk of Toxic Chemicals Environmental Compartments The Fate of Chemicals in the Environment The Basic Units of Chemical Concentration Summary and Conclusions
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Can Toxicology Alone Provide Useful Data?
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Some Important Definitions Toxicant – a chemical that causes an adverse effect at a dose or concentration of interest. Contaminant – a chemical present at an abnormal concentration. Pollutant – a toxic contaminant. Chemistry – the study of chemical phenomena (properties, reactions, etc.). Environmental Chemistry – the study of chemical phenomena in the environment.
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Environmental Fate – the study of the sources, processes, reactions, and targets of chemicals in the environment. Source – point of origin of a chemical. Target – the organism(s) impacted by a chemical. Sink – a
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