Principles of Toxicology: Environmental and Industrial Applications, Fourth Edition

Stephen M. Roberts, PhD
Robert C. James, PhD
Phillip L. Williams, PhD

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A valuable resource for health professionals who oversee workers in industrial settings. Covers diverse chemical hazards found in today's workplaces and provides practical information. Includes case histories and examples from industrial and environmental exposures to chemicals.

Highlights of the fourth edition:

  • •Regulatory toxicology, including key regulatory framework in which much of the field of toxicology operates
  • •Alternative methods in toxicology, including cutting-edge approaches to developing new information on the toxicity of drugs and chemicals
  • •The dilemma of selecting safe exposure limits, guiding readers through practical considerations and pitfalls
  • •Ecological assessment including detailed discussion of methods and considerations when evaluating the effects of contaminants on plants and animals

Table of Contents
1. General Principles of Toxicology
2. Xenobiotic Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion
3. Toxicokinetics
4. Regulatory Toxicology
5. Alternative Methods in Toxicity Testing
6. Computational Toxicology
7. Hematotoxicity: Toxic Effects on the Hematopoietic System
8. Hepatotoxicity: Toxic Effects on the Liver
9. Nephrotoxicity: Toxic Effects on the Kidney
10. Neurotoxicology: Toxic Effects on the Nervous System
11. Dermal Toxicology: Toxic Effects on the Skin
12. Pulmonotoxicity: Toxic Effects on the Respiratory System
13. Immunotoxicity: Toxic Effects on the Immune System
14. Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity: Toxic Effects on the Female and Male Reproductive Tracts and Offspring
15. Mutagenesis and Genetic Toxicology
16. Chemical Carcinogenesis
17. Properties and Effects of Metals
18. Pesticides
19. Properties and Toxicology of Organic Solvents and Solvent-Like Chemicals
20. Nanotoxicology
21. Insights into Epidemiology
22. Occupational and Environmental Health
23. Human Health Risk Assessment
24. Ecological Risk Assessment
25. The Dilemma of Selecting Safe Exposure Values
Publication Date 2022
Format Hardcover, 592 pages
Product Code 28111
Stephen M. Roberts, PhD, is Professor and Program Director of the Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Robert C. James, PhD, is Senior Science Advisor, ToxStrategies, Boise, ID
Phillip L. Williams, PhD, is Dean and Professor Emeritus, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Price: $155.95