Different from other books, this unique volume presents basic toxicology principles and applications in a sophisticated yet nontechnical style. It provides an understanding of both the strengths and limitations of the discipline of toxicology and its benefits. This primer is valuable for virtually any non-toxicologist.

chapter 1|6 pages


chapter 2|12 pages

Chemical Individuality and Toxic

chapter 3|4 pages

Human Variability and Toxicity

chapter 4|10 pages

The Human Body and Toxic Chemicals

chapter 5|12 pages

Types of Toxic Effects

chapter 6|14 pages

Toxicity Assessment

chapter 7|10 pages

Risk Assessment and Risk Management

chapter 8|10 pages

The Case of the Artificial Sweeteners

chapter 9|8 pages

The Case of Asbestos

chapter 10|8 pages

The Case of Formaldehyde

chapter 11|6 pages

The Case of Benzene

chapter 12|8 pages