USEtox Model

Purpose 

USEtox™ is a model based on scientific consensus for characterizing human and ecotoxicological impacts of chemicals in life cycle impact assessment. The main output includes a database of recommended and interim characterization factors including environmental fate, exposure, and effect parameters for human toxicity and ecotoxicity. LBNL EAEI scientists were part of the USEtox development team.

Audience 
Broad range of regulatory agencies, policy makers, environmental health scientists, life-cycle assessors
Developer(s) 
Tom McKone and others
Sponsor(s) 
United Nations Environment Program, US EPA

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Contacts