Definitions for "Risk Characterization"
The process of organizing, evaluating, and communicating information about the nature, strength of evidence, and the likelihood of adverse health or ecological effects from particular exposures.
Integration of hazard identification, hazard characterization and exposure assessment into an estimation of the adverse effects likely to occur in a given population, including attendant uncertainties.
Description of the probabilities and consequences of a hazard, including the uncertainties in the estimates.