To serve as a resource for policy makers, scientists, educators, workers, journalists, and the public on the nature and promise of biomonitoring.

Background: is a clearinghouse of comprehensive, authoritative information on the nature, uses, potential, and limitations of biomonitoring, a scientific technique for assessing human exposures to natural and synthetic chemicals, based on sampling and analysis of an individual's tissues and fluids. Reviewed by an advisory council of experts in various aspects of biomonitoring and associated disciplines, content for the site is created and published by the Environmental Health Research Foundation for use by American and international government officials, journalists, scientists, and interested laypeople.

Outstanding Web Features:
The Web site features biomonitoring basics, frequently asked questions, a glossary, resources, and interview sources for journalists.

Executive Director, EHRF: Dr. John Heinze
Main Office:
Environmental Health Research Foundation
7525 Presidential Lane
Manassas, Virginia 20109
Tel: (703) 331-5500
Subjects: health