Mathematical and Biological Uncertainties in the Assessment of a Permissible Blood Lead Concentration

  • F. Sartor
  • D. Rondia
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 12)


One of the aims of environmental toxicology is to assess the human health risk created by the presence of pollutants in most compartments of our environment, e.g. air, drinking water, surface water, food, wastes etc.. Identifying and evaluating the health risk for humans is one of the most decisive steps in the development of environmental risk management.


Lead Exposure Blood Lead Level Blood Lead Concentration Hockey Stick Environmental Risk Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Sartor
    • 1
  • D. Rondia
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Toxicology Unit, B6University of LiègeBelgium

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