Toxicity Testing

National Academies Press

This report explains how many chemicals used in pesticides, cosmetics, drugs, food, and commerce have not been sufficiently tested to allow a complete determination of their potential hazards. The report uses a model to show how research priorities for toxicity testing can be set. It may be read online, printed, or ordered in hard copy from the site.

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Cutting Edge

Subject: Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional
Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Biosphere, Chemistry/Physics/MathematicsKeywords: public health, chemical exposure