Dennis Paustenbach

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is hexavalent chromium carcinogenic via ingestion? A weight-of-evidence review
    Deborah M Proctor
    Exponent, Irvine, California 92618, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:701-46. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Scientific method questioned
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:290-2; author reply 292-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Cumulative asbestos exposure for US automobile mechanics involved in brake repair (circa 1950s-2000)
    Brent L Finley
    ChemRisk, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:644-55. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Airborne concentrations of benzene associated with the historical use of some formulations of liquid wrench
    Pamela R D Williams
    ChemRisk, Boulder, CO, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:547-61. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying soil cleanup criteria for dioxins in urban residential soils: how have 20 years of research and risk assessment experience affected the analysis?
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 9:87-145. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A methodology for estimating human exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA): a retrospective exposure assessment of a community (1951-2003)
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, Inc, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:28-57. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental and occupational health hazards associated with the presence of asbestos in brake linings and pads (1900 to present): a "state-of-the-art" review
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 7:25-80. 2004
  8. pmc Biomonitoring and biomarkers: exposure assessment will never be the same
    Dennis Paustenbach
    ChemRisk Inc, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1143-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Human health risk and exposure assessment of chromium (VI) in tap water
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, Alameda, California, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1295-339. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Biomonitoring: is body burden relevant to public health?
    Dennis Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, Inc, 25 Jessie Street at Ecker Square, Suite 1800, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 44:249-61. 2006

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Is hexavalent chromium carcinogenic via ingestion? A weight-of-evidence review
    Deborah M Proctor
    Exponent, Irvine, California 92618, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:701-46. 2002
    ..The weight of scientific evidence supports that Cr(VI) is not carcinogenic in humans via the oral route of exposure at permissible drinking-water concentrations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Scientific method questioned
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:290-2; author reply 292-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Cumulative asbestos exposure for US automobile mechanics involved in brake repair (circa 1950s-2000)
    Brent L Finley
    ChemRisk, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:644-55. 2007
    ..The cumulative lifetime exposure estimates presented here, combined with the negative epidemiology data for brake mechanics, could be used to refine the risk assessments for chrysotile-exposed populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Airborne concentrations of benzene associated with the historical use of some formulations of liquid wrench
    Pamela R D Williams
    ChemRisk, Boulder, CO, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:547-61. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying soil cleanup criteria for dioxins in urban residential soils: how have 20 years of research and risk assessment experience affected the analysis?
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 9:87-145. 2006
    ..This analysis provides risk managers with a thorough and transparent methodology, as well as a comprehensive information base, for making informed decisions about selecting soil cleanup values for PCDD/Fs in urban residential settings...
  6. ncbi request reprint A methodology for estimating human exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA): a retrospective exposure assessment of a community (1951-2003)
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, Inc, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:28-57. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental and occupational health hazards associated with the presence of asbestos in brake linings and pads (1900 to present): a "state-of-the-art" review
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 7:25-80. 2004
    ..These surveys indicated that the time-weighted average asbestos..
  8. pmc Biomonitoring and biomarkers: exposure assessment will never be the same
    Dennis Paustenbach
    ChemRisk Inc, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1143-9. 2006
    ..We recommend that these data be carefully interpreted, with the goal of establishing baseline exposure information, rather than creating surrogates for conclusions about human health risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Human health risk and exposure assessment of chromium (VI) in tap water
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, Alameda, California, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1295-339. 2003
    ..These conclusions are consistent with those recently reached by a panel of experts convened by the State of California...
  10. ncbi request reprint Biomonitoring: is body burden relevant to public health?
    Dennis Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, Inc, 25 Jessie Street at Ecker Square, Suite 1800, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 44:249-61. 2006
    ..We present suggestions for contextualizing biomonitoring results in order to provide the public with the tools to distinguish genuine health risks from trivial ones...
  11. doi request reprint Addendum to: Evaluation of PCDD/F and dioxin-like PCB serum concentration data from the 2001-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of the United States population
    Laura L F Scott
    ChemRisk, 10375 Richmond Avenue, Suite 350, Houston, Texas 77042, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:524-32. 2008
    ..Results from the missing data analysis provide compelling evidence that the summary statistics we reported previously, as well as those described here, were not greatly influenced due to censoring data...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of PCDD/F and dioxin-like PCB serum concentration data from the 2001-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of the United States population
    Laura L Ferriby
    ChemRisk Inc, 10375 Richmond Avenue, Suite 350, Houston, TX 77042, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:358-71. 2007
    ..The reference TEQs presented in this paper provide relevant, current data that can be used to evaluate biomonitoring results of individuals or groups exposed or potentially exposed to PCDD/Fs and PCBs above referent levels...
  13. doi request reprint Chemicals present in automobile traffic tunnels and the possible community health hazards: a review of the literature
    Jim R Kuykendall
    ChemRisk, Boulder, Colorado, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 21:747-92. 2009
    ..A recent review by the Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council also discusses tunnel and air quality in detail (2008). Nearly 300 references are cited...
  14. doi request reprint The role of exposure reconstruction in occupational human health risk assessment: current methods and a recommended framework
    Jennifer Sahmel
    ChemRisk, LLC, Boulder, Colorado 80303, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 40:799-843. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint Government and Navy knowledge regarding health hazards of asbestos: a state of the science evaluation (1900 to 1970)
    Kara Franke
    ChemRisk, LLC, 4840 Pearl East Circle, Suite 300 West, Boulder, CO 80301, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 23:1-20. 2011
    ..g. gaskets, brakes, Bakelite) posed a health hazard to those working with them...
  16. ncbi request reprint Background concentrations of dioxins, furans, and PCBs in Sprague-Dawley rats and juvenile swine
    Michael Ruby
    Exponent, Inc, Boulder, Colorado, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 67:845-50. 2004
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  17. doi request reprint The use of multizone models to estimate an airborne chemical contaminant generation and decay profile: occupational exposures of hairdressers to vinyl chloride in hairspray during the 1960s and 1970s
    Jennifer Sahmel
    ChemRisk, LLC, Boulder, CO, USA
    Risk Anal 29:1699-725. 2009
    ..Estimated lifetime doses were all below the threshold dose for HAS of about 300 to 500 ppm-years reported in the published epidemiology literature...
  18. doi request reprint Worker exposure to methanol vapors during cleaning of semiconductor wafers in a manufacturing setting
    Shannon Gaffney
    ChemRisk, Inc, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:313-24. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Benzene and human health: A historical review and appraisal of associations with various diseases
    David Galbraith
    ChemRisk, Inc, San Francisco, California, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 40:1-46. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint Retrospective exposure assessment of airborne asbestos related to skilled craftsmen at a petroleum refinery in Beaumont, Texas (1940-2006)
    Pamela Williams
    ChemRisk Boulder, Colorado 80301, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:1076-107. 2007
    ..In spite of the data gaps, the available evidence indicates that our estimates of 8-h TWA asbestos exposures reasonably characterize the typical range of values for these categories of workers over time...
  21. ncbi request reprint An exposure study of bystanders and workers during the installation and removal of asbestos gaskets and packing
    Carl Mangold
    Environmental Control Sciences, Inc, Bellevue, Washington, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:87-98. 2006
    ..These results are not surprising given that asbestos fibers in gasket materials are encapsulated within a binder...
  22. ncbi request reprint High background levels of urinary benzene metabolites found in a volunteer study
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk Inc, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:71-7. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessment of polybrominated diphenyl ether exposures and health risks associated with consumption of southern Mississippi catfish
    Daniele F Staskal
    ChemRisk, Austin, Texas, ChemRisk, Houston, Texas, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:6755-61. 2008
    ..S. EPA minimum concern level...
  24. doi request reprint Occupational exposures associated with petroleum-derived products containing trace levels of benzene
    Pamela R D Williams
    ChemRisk, Boulder, Colorado 80301, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:565-74. 2008
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  25. doi request reprint A study of airborne chrysotile concentrations associated with handling, unpacking, and repacking boxes of automobile clutch discs
    George C T Jiang
    ChemRisk, Inc, 25 Jessie Street, Suite 1800, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 51:87-97. 2008
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  26. doi request reprint State-of-the-science review of the occupational health hazards of crystalline silica in abrasive blasting operations and related requirements for respiratory protection
    Amy K Madl
    ChemRisk, Inc, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 11:548-608. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint A proposed approach for setting occupational exposure limits for sensory irritants based on chemosensory models
    Shannon H Gaffney
    ChemRisk, Inc, 25 Jessie Street, Suite 1800 San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:345-56. 2007
    ..However, often there is inadequate knowledge about the toxicology of these chemicals to set an OEL and their irritation potencies are usually not recognized until they are manufactured or used in large quantities...
  28. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne asbestos during removal and installation of gaskets and packings: a review of published and unpublished studies
    Amy K Madl
    ChemRisk, Inc, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 10:259-86. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint An adaptable internal dose model for risk assessment of dietary and soil dioxin exposures in young children
    Brent D Kerger
    Health Science Resource Integration, Tallahassee, Florida 32309, USA
    Toxicol Sci 100:224-37. 2007
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  30. ncbi request reprint A review of historical exposures to asbestos among skilled craftsmen (1940-2006)
    Pamela R D Williams
    ChemRisk, Boulder, Colorado 80301, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 10:319-77. 2007
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  31. doi request reprint Airborne concentrations of asbestos onboard maritime shipping vessels (1978-1992)
    Dana M Murbach
    ChemRisk, 25 Jessie Street, Suite 1800, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:267-79. 2008
    ..1 f cc(-1)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Performance of the beryllium blood lymphocyte proliferation test based on a long-term occupational surveillance program
    Ellen P Donovan
    ChemRisk, Inc, 25 Jessie St at Ecker Square, Suite 1800, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:165-78. 2007
    ..Data from surveys of the general workforce and new employees at a beryllium manufacturer were used to evaluate the performance of the beryllium blood lymphocyte proliferation test (BeBLPT)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Refinements on the age-dependent half-life model for estimating child body burdens of polychlorodibenzodioxins and dibenzofurans
    Brent D Kerger
    Health Science Resource Integration, 2976 Wellington Circle West, Tallahassee, FL 32309, USA
    Chemosphere 67:S272-8. 2007
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  34. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to airborne asbestos from coatings, mastics, and adhesives
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    Exponent, Menlo Park, California, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:234-44. 2004
    ..These results support the historical view that these products, over the past 50 years, did not pose an occupational health hazard under foreseeable uses...
  35. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the historical exposures of mechanics to asbestos in brake dust
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    Exponent, Oakland, California, USA
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 18:786-804. 2003
    ..The increased use of brake-dust control measures in some garages resulted in at least a 10-fold decrease in the TWA airborne concentrations of asbestos from the 1970s to the late 1980s...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of benzene exposure for the Pliofilm cohort (1936-1976) using Monte Carlo techniques
    Pamela R D Williams
    Exponent, Boulder Colorado 80301, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:677-781. 2003
    ..These data could be combined with current or future mortality information to calculate a new cancer potency factor or occupational health standard for benzene...
  37. pmc Evaluation of mercury in urine as an indicator of exposure to low levels of mercury vapor
    Joyce S Tsuji
    Exponent, Bellevue, Washington 98007, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:623-30. 2003
    ..Thus, although mercury levels in air and urine are correlated below 50 microg/m3, the impact of airborne mercury levels below 10 microg/m3 is likely to be indistinguishable from background urinary mercury levels...
  38. ncbi request reprint Airborne concentrations of benzene and mineral spirits (stoddard solvent) during cleaning of a locomotive generator and traction motor
    Amy K Madl
    Exponent, Santa Rosa, California, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:1965-79. 2002
    ..On the basis of the conditions under which these concentrations were obtained, the results should be the reasonable maximum values that can be achieved in a modern-era (post-1970) workplace in the United States...
  39. ncbi request reprint Airborne concentrations of benzene due to diesel locomotive exhaust in a roundhouse
    Amy K Madl
    Exponent, Santa Rosa, California, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:1945-64. 2002
    ..5 ppm. These data are consistent with other studies, which have indicated that benzene concentrations due to diesel emissions, even in a confined environment, are quite low...
  40. ncbi request reprint The U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board Evaluation (2001) of the EPA dioxin reassessment
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    Exponent, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 36:211-9. 2002
    ..A discussion of some of the recently published work within the regulatory and scientific communities that has been issued since the SAB report is also presented...
  41. ncbi request reprint Risk characterization: principles and practice
    Pamela R D Williams
    Exponent, Boulder, Colorado 80301, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 5:337-406. 2002
    ..A brief discussion is also provided on international aspects of risk characterization. A number of examples are presented that illustrate key concepts, and citations are provided for approximately 100 of the most relevant papers...
  42. ncbi request reprint Airborne exposure to trihalomethanes from tap water in homes with refrigeration-type and evaporative cooling systems
    Brent D Kerger
    Health Science Resource Integration, Inc, Tallahassee, Florida 32309, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:401-29. 2005
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  43. ncbi request reprint Elimination half-lives of selected polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofurans in breast-fed human infants
    Hon Wing Leung
    Health Science Resource Integration, Inc, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:437-43. 2006
    ..Thus, the shorter half-life of dioxins during breastfeeding needs to be considered when evaluating the dioxin hazard to children...
  44. ncbi request reprint Re: Evaluation of the size and type of free particulates collected from unused asbestos-containing brake components as related to potential for respirability
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, 25 Jessie St at Ecker Square, Suite 1800, San Francisco, California
    Am J Ind Med 49:60-1; author reply 62-4. 2006
    ..In Atkinson et al. 2004 rinsates of unused brake components were analyzed by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) for the presence of asbestos fibers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Chrysotile asbestos exposure associated with removal of automobile exhaust systems (ca. 1945-1975) by mechanics: results of a simulation study
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, Inc, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:156-71. 2006
    ..1 f/cc, the current PEL for chrysotile asbestos, and quite often were not detectable...
  46. ncbi request reprint Benzene exposures associated with tasks performed on marine vessels (circa 1975 to 2000)
    Pamela R D Williams
    ChemRisk, Boulder, Colorado 80301, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:586-99. 2005
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  47. ncbi request reprint The role of odor and irritation, as well as risk perception, in the setting of occupational exposure limits
    Dennis J Paustenbach
    ChemRisk, Inc, 25 Jessie Street, Suite 1800, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:339-42. 2006
    ..Special focus was directed at those settings where a small fraction of persons report unacceptable responses to concentrations well below the OEL...
  48. ncbi request reprint Characterizing historical industrial hygiene data: a case study involving benzene exposures at a chemical manufacturing facility (1976-1987)
    Pamela R D Williams
    ChemRisk, 4775 Walnut Street, Ste, 1b, Boulder, CO 80308, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:341-50. 2005
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  49. pmc Age- and concentration-dependent elimination half-life of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in Seveso children
    Brent D Kerger
    Health Science Resource Integration, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1596-602. 2006
    ..Pharmacokinetic and statistical analyses are reported to elucidate key variables affecting 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) elimination in children and adolescents...
  50. ncbi request reprint Complete mass balance of dietary polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in dairy cattle and characterization of the apparent synthesis of hepta- and octachlorodioxins
    George F Fries
    U S Department of Agriculture, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:4226-31. 2002
    ..Formation of OCDD during incubation of feces spiked with PCP-treated wood led to the conclusion that synthesis was postexcretion during sample preparation...
  51. doi request reprint An evaluation of reported no-effect chrysotile asbestos exposures for lung cancer and mesothelioma
    Jennifer S Pierce
    ChemRisk, Inc, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 38:191-214. 2008
    ..While the debate regarding chrysotile as a risk factor for mesothelioma will likely continue for some time, future research into nonlinear, threshold cancer risk models for chrysotile-related respiratory diseases appears to be warranted...