By Curtis D. Klaassen, John B. Watkins III

ISBN-10: 0071766510

ISBN-13: 9780071766517

The so much concise and authoritative creation to the rules of toxicology and the way poisons have an effect on the human physique – now in complete color

Casarett & Doull's necessities of Toxicology is an easy-to-absorb distillation of the field's gold-standard textual content Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: the fundamental technology of Poisons. awarded in complete colour for the 1st time, the ebook combines an available and interesting strategy with assurance of crucial introductory strategies to supply you with an outstanding grounding in simple and scientific toxicology. Succinct, but complete, the textual content covers crucial ideas, toxicokinetics, how poisonous results are handed directly to succeeding generations, how every one physique approach responds to poisons, and the categorical results of quite a lot of poisonous brokers – from insecticides to radiation.

• a whole uncomplicated assessment of toxins and their medical management
• displays the services of greater than fifty well known contributors
• A precis of vital issues is incorporated initially of every bankruptcy and multiple-choice evaluation questions seem on the conclusion
• very important chapters on leading edge issues corresponding to Analytic/Forensic Toxicology, medical Toxicology, Occupational Toxicology, pollution, and Ecotoxicology

Condensed desk of Contents: normal ideas of Toxicology, Disposition of Toxicants, Nonorgan-Directed Toxicity, objective Organ Toxicity, poisonous brokers, Environmental Toxicology, purposes of Toxicology.

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The Biocidal Products Directive has placed new demands on chemical testing. As we have seen, this is but one stage in the risk-management process which must inevitably involve the consideration of political, social, and economic factors, as well as the science of toxicity. But the rise in importance of ethical concerns, as evidenced by the rise of the animal rights lobby, has made even science a subject of increasing politicization. References References [1] C. Hume, S. K. Moore, European Directive Will Push Up Costs, Chemical Week.

The Biocides Business: Regulation, Safety and Applications. Edited by Derek J. Knight and Mel Cooke Copyright ª 2002 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim ISBN: 3-527-30366-9 28 2 The Biocides Market A “harmful organism” is further defined as: Any organism which has an unwanted presence or a detrimental effect for humans, their activities or the products they use or produce, or for animals, or for the environment. The situation regarding regulation of those products which by chemical (or biological) means prevent the adverse effects of micro-organisms (or control pests) in Europe and the parallel regulation of plant protection products (which are commonly referred to as pesticides) is somewhat different to the legislative regimes which exist in the United States of America.

Magaw, L. Swirsky Gold, Ranking Possible Carcinogenic Hazards, Science. 1987, 236 (17 April): 271 – 280. S. Epstein, The Politics of Cancer, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1978. [22] E. S. Mintzer, C. Osteen, New Uniform Standards for Pesticide Residues in Foods, Food Review. 1997, 20(1), 18 – 27. [23] National Academy of Sciences Regulating Pesticides in Food: The Delaney Paradox, National Academy Press, 1987. [24] T. Colborn, J. Peterson Myers, D. Dumanoski, Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Own Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival?

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