Bioavailability of Contaminants in Soil provides guidance on how to integrate bioavailability information into the human health risk assessment to improve the decision-making process.
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The Bioavailability in Contaminated Soil document describes the general concepts of the bioavailability of contaminants in soil, reviews the state of the science, and discusses how to incorporate bioavailability into human health risk assessment. This guidance addresses lead, arsenic and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for the incidental ingestion of soil.