Resource Pointer #156
January 28, 1998
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*Environmental Endocrine Disruptors: A Handbook of
Property Data, 1997.* Lawrence Keith. Compiles health
and environmental information about 67 known or
suspected endocrine disruptors. Includes information
about chemical and physical properties, toxicology,
production, use and pesticide labels for each chemical.
Identifies which agencies consider each chemical an
endocrine disruptor. 1232 pp. US$99.95 (also available
on CD-ROM for US$149.95). John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Attn:
F. Filler, 9th Floor, 605 Third Ave, New York, NY 10158-
0012; phone toll free (800) 879-4539; fax (908) 302-
2300; email email@example.com.
*Toxicology and Industrial Health, Volume 14, Numbers 1-
2, January-April 1998.* (Periodical). Theo Colburn,
Frederick vom Saal and Polly Short, eds. January-April
issue focuses on environmental endocrine-distrupting
chemicals, with studies on neural, endocrine and
behavioral effects. Includes technical articles about
endocrine disrupting effects on human health following
consumption of contaminated Great Lakes fish; impacts of
chemicals on thyroid hormone; effects of pesticides on
reproductive development; and protocols and techniques
for studying endocrine disrupting chemicals. 365 pp.
Subscription fees: domestic--US$168; international--
US$188. Princeton Scientific Publising Co., Inc. P.O.
Box 2155, Princeton, NJ 08543; phone (609) 683-4750; fax
(609) 683-0838; email firstname.lastname@example.org; web site:
*Ecotoxicology and Human Health: A Biological Approach
to Environmental Remediation, 1996.* Frederick de Serres
and Arthur Bloom, eds. Examines relationships between
toxicity, ecological systems and human health, focusing
on extent and nature of hazardous waste sites. Discusses
biological and clinical effects of ecotoxicity, covers
principles and methods of remediation technology and
describes legal and regulatory issues involved in
decision-making. 325 pp. US$79.95. CRC Press, Lewis
Publishers, 2000 Corporate Blvd., NW, Boca Raton, FL
33431-9868; phone toll free (800) 272-7737; fax toll
free (800) 374-3401; email email@example.com; web
*Ecotoxicology of Organic Contaminants, 1994.* Eros
Bacci. Presents technical information about methods for
studying environmental fate of contaminants, including
pesticides. Includes information about predictive
models, evaluative models, toxicology of contaminants
and ecotoxicological approach to risk assessment. 165
pp. US$89.95. CRC Press, Lewis Publishers, 2000
Corporate Blvd., NW, Boca Raton, FL 33431-9868; phone
toll free (800) 272-7737; fax toll free (800) 374-3401;
email firstname.lastname@example.org; web site: www.crcpress.com.
*Ecotoxicology of Soil Organisms, 1994.* Marianne
Donker, Herman Eijsackers and Fred Heimbach, eds.
Examines ecotoxicology of soil organisms, including
microorganisms, micro- and mesofauna, and larger soil
animals such as vertabrates. Explains how contaminants
such as pesticides reach into soil, traces their
transport through soil and discusses food chain transfer
specific to soil conditions. 470 pp. US$99.95. CRC
Press, Lewis Publishers, 2000 Corporate Blvd., NW, Boca
Raton, FL 33431-9868; phone toll free (800) 272-7737;
fax toll free (800) 374-3401; email email@example.com;
web site: www.crcpress.com.
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