Part 3 – The Situation is Acute (Green Chemistry Principle 3)

Taught by Richard Williams, President, Environmental Science & Green Chemistry Consulting (Time: 20:27 minutes)

Scope of Talk:  Build the Foundation for Toxicity as a Driver of Green Chemistry Practices.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand terminology and key principles of toxicology
  • The difference between hazard and risk
    • What does it mean when someone says a chemical is “toxic?”
    • The reality of trade-offs
  • Factors governing chemical fate
  • Human and ecotox tests and tiered testing
  • Environmental risk assessment