ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TOXICOLOGY, FOUR-VOLUME SET, 1-4Author: Second Edition Philip Wexler , Bethesda, MD Bruce Anderson Ann de Peyster Shayne Gad , Gad Consulting Services, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A. P.J. Hakkinen , Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. Michael Kamrin Betty Locey Harihara Mehendale Carey Pope Lee Shugart
Publish date: May 2005
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.Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit www.info.sciencedirect.com.