VARIATIONS IN REPRODUCTIVE TOXICANT IDENTIFICATION

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Reproductive toxicants are a very important class of compounds. They present unique hazards to those of child bearing ages, perform their 'dirty work' using a wide variety of mechanisms on a number of different organs, and are regulatorily important. Because of all of this, properly identifying reproductive toxicants is important, but fraught with difficulty. In this paper we will describe types or reproductive toxicants, their importance, and both mistakes and good practices that people who are not experts in reproductive toxicology may use in their attempts to identify them. Additionally, this paper will focus on chemical reproductive toxicants and will ... continued below

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Simmons, F May 13, 2008.

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Reproductive toxicants are a very important class of compounds. They present unique hazards to those of child bearing ages, perform their 'dirty work' using a wide variety of mechanisms on a number of different organs, and are regulatorily important. Because of all of this, properly identifying reproductive toxicants is important, but fraught with difficulty. In this paper we will describe types or reproductive toxicants, their importance, and both mistakes and good practices that people who are not experts in reproductive toxicology may use in their attempts to identify them. Additionally, this paper will focus on chemical reproductive toxicants and will not address biological agents that could affect reproductive toxicity although many principles outlined here could be applied to that endeavor.

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  • Journal Name: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene

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  • Report No.: WSRC-STI-2008-00257
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 932221
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Simmons, F. VARIATIONS IN REPRODUCTIVE TOXICANT IDENTIFICATION, article, May 13, 2008; [Aiken, South Carolina]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc901893/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.