Exploration of aggregate exposure to compounds present in food

P.E. Boon, A.M.J. Ragas, J.D. van Klaveren

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    Abstract

    This report describes the result of a study into the exposure to harmful compounds via more than one source / route (so-called aggregate exposure) in relation to the relevance of extending dietary exposure assessments as performed using the Monte Carlo Risk Assessment (MCRA) programme with other sources than diet (and drinking water) or other routes. An overview is given of relevant groups of compounds for which aggregate exposure may be relevant, and of models available to calculate aggregate exposure, including NORMTOX and several American models. Also relevant stakeholders of aggregate exposure are identified.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of Publicationwageningen
    PublisherRIKILT
    Number of pages27
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Publication series

    NameReport / RIKILT
    Publisherrikilt
    No.no. 2007.016

    Keywords

    • toxic substances
    • exposure
    • diet
    • drinking water
    • mathematical models
    • monte carlo method
    • exposure assessment
    • modeling

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