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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TOXICOLOGY. Edition No. 2
Elsevier Science and Technology, May 2005, Pages: 2000
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!
Great Smog of London
Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety
National Toxicology Program
Resistance to Toxicants
Risk Assessment (Human Health)
Safe Drinking Water Act
de Peyster, Ann
Gad, Shayne C.
Hakkinen, P.J. Bert
Mehendale, Harihara M.