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Consumer Product Safety Issues $95.00
Authors: Péter A. Varga and Máté D. Pintér 
Book Description:
Consumer safety has taken, over the last decades, an ever-growing and important position in our society, in particular in developed countries.This new book focuses on some of the key issues in this field which touches virtually everyone including child seats, firearms, food safety, and plastics. In addition, laws and federal agencies and their activities are reviewed and discussed.

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Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Child Restraint Seats: Use, Misuse and Strategies for Improved Action;pp. 1-39
(Ediriweera Desapriya, British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Giulia Scime, British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Shelina Babul,British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, and et al)

Chapter 2. Safer Storage of Firearms at Home and Risk of Suicide: A Consumer Product Safety Issue;pp. 41-59
(Edmond D. Shenassa, Sc.D., Michelle L. Rogers, Ph.D., and Kirsten L. Spalding, Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School)

Chapter 3. Unconscionable Activism;pp. 61-76
(Henry I. Miller, M.D., The Hoover Institution, Standford, CA, U.S.A.)

Chapter4 4. A Review: Analysing Pathogen Risks in Fresh-cut Packaged Fruits and Vegetables;pp. 77-107
(G.A. Francis, Food Science Research Centre, Department of Life Sciences, University Limerick, Limerick, Ireland)

Chapter 5. Occurrence of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Foods and Consumer Safety;pp. 109-123
(Monia Perugini and Pierina Visciano, Department of Food Science, University of Teramo, Viale Crispi, Teramo, Italy)

Chapter 6. The Federal Food Safety System: A Primer;pp. 125-130
(Geoffrey S. Becker and Donna V. Porter)

Chapter 7. Consumer Safety & HACCP-like Quality Risk Management Programs on Dairy Farms: The Role of Veterinarians;pp. 131-152
(João Cannas and Noordhuizen, VACQA - International, Santarém, Portugal)

Chapter 8. Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008: P.L 110-314;pp. 153-190
(Margaret Mikyung Lee)

Chapter 9. Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008: H.R. 4040;pp. 191-229
(Margaret Mikyung Lee)

Chapter 10. Phthalates in Plastics and Possible Human Health Effects;pp. 231-250
(Linda-Jo Schierow and Margaret Mikyung Lee)

Chapter 11. Bisphenol A (BPA) in Plastics and Possible Human Health Effects;pp. 251-256
(Linda-Jo Schierow and Sara A. Lister)

Chapter 12. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Current Issues;pp. 257-262
(Bruce Mulock)

Chapter 13. Health and Safety Concerns Over U.S Imports of Chinese Products: An Overview;pp. 263-268
(Wayne M. Morrison)

Chapter 14. Drug Safety;pp. 269-284
(GAO)

Index

   Series:
      Safety and Risk in Society
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2009 3rd Quarter
   Pages: 307 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-201-0
   Status: AV
  
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