Passive Dosimetry Possibilities for Use in Risk Assessment

Critique on the “Guidance Document” with Respect to Passive Dosimetry
  • Wolfgang Maasfeld
Part of the NATO · Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 19)


A clear estimation of exposure is an important step in the risk assessment for pesticides. In the “Guidance Document” prepared by Chester (1995) the available methods for measuring pesticide exposure to operators and others are reviewed and guidance is given for the determination of exposure and absorption. The “Guidance Document” provides flexibility on the approaches that can be used when conducting an exposure study.


Risk Assessment Guidance Document Pesticide Exposure Inhalation Exposure Actual Exposure 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Maasfeld
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  1. 1.Bayer AG Plant Protection DevelopmentInstitute for Product Information and Residue AnalysisLeverkusenGermany

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