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Tragic Failures : how and why we are exposed to toxic chemicals

Author: Carl F Cranor
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A world awash in little understood chemicals tragically harms adults and children alike. Laws keep health agencies in the dark about toxicants, slow, well motivated research hampers protections, and strenuous vested opposition exacerbates the harm. How science is used in the tort law can facilitate or frustrate redress of harm. This work recommends better approaches.--
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl F Cranor
ISBN: 9780190635787 0190635789
OCLC Number: 993087694
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Responsibility: Carl Cranor.

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A world awash in little understood chemicals tragically harms adults and children alike. Laws keep health agencies in the dark about toxicants, slow, well motivated research hampers protections, and strenuous vested opposition exacerbates the harm. How science is used in the tort law can facilitate or frustrate redress of harm. This work recommends better approaches.--

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