Risk Characterization

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What is Risk Characterization?

Risk characterization is the integration of information on how much dose was received (from the exposure assessment ) with how much risk is associated different doses (from the dose response assessment ) to estimate a probability of harm (that is, risk).

Risk characterizations range from simply plugging a dose into dose response function to get a single to more sophistic

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