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.
1. Introduction 2. Chemical Individuality and Toxicity 3. Human Variability and Toxicity 4. The Human Body and Toxic Chemicals 5. Types of Toxic Effects 6. Toxicity Assessment 7. Risk Assessment and Risk Management 8. The Case of the Artificial Sweeteners 9. The Case of Asbestos 10. The Case of Formaldehyde 11. The Case of Benzene 12. Summary