Unformatted text preview: reach the target organ but you can generally get a pretty good idea of the amount of exposure. 5-20 This conclusion is unwarranted because epidemiological statistical studies cannot be used to prove causation. Only actually scientific experiments and clinical trials can prove causation. 5-21 5-30 Corg=BCFxCwater BCF= (10^2.51) mg/kg tissue per mg/L water Cwater= .1ppm x (1mg/L water)/1ppm= .1mg/L water Corg=(10^2.51 mg/kg tissue per mg/L water)(.1mg/L water) Corg= 32.4 mg/kg tissue Corg=32.4 mg/kg tissue x (1ppm/(1mg/kg)) Corg=32.4ppm The fish would not be acceptable for consumption because the concentration of Lindane in the tissue of the fish would be greater than the 4ppm limit....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENVIRONMEN 570.423 taught by Professor Alavi during the Spring '08 term at Johns Hopkins.
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