The second edition of the Encyclopedia of Toxicology continues its comprehensive survey of toxicology. This new edition continues to present entries devoted to key concepts and specific chemicals. There has been an increase in entries devoted to international organizations and well-known toxic-related incidents such as Love Canal and Chernobyl. Along with the traditional scientifically based entries, new articles focus on the societal implications of toxicological knowledge including environmental crimes, chemical and biological warfare in ancient times, and a history of the U.S. environmental movement.
With more than 1150 entries, this second edition has been expanded in length, breadth and depth, and provides an extensive overview of the many facets of toxicology.
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Second edition has been expanded to 4 volumes Encyclopedic A-Z arrangement of chemicals and all core areas of the science of toxicology Covers related areas such as organizations, toxic accidents, historical and social issues, and laws New topics covered include computational toxicology, cancer potency factors, chemical accidents, non-lethal chemical weapons, drugs of abuse, and consumer products and many more!
Toxicologists, pharmacologists, drug companies, toxicology testing labs, libraries, poison control centers, physicians, legal and regulatory professionals (EPA, government), and chemists.
Academy of Toxicological Sciences
Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI)
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Alcoholic Beverages and Alcoholism
American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
American Association of Poison Control Centers
American Board of Toxicology
American College of Medical Toxicology
American College of Toxicology
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
American Industrial Hygiene Association
""Animals, Poisonous and Venomous""
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"The four-volume second edition of Encyclopedia of Toxicology remains true to the purpose of the first edition...The Encyclopedia is easy to use, with a full list of contents in each volume...Encyclopedia of Toxicology belongs in every library that serves toxicologists or students of toxicology." -E-STREAMS, Vol. 9, Nov. 2006