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Featuring fresh perspectives and all new articles from a host a new authors, Patty’s Toxicology, Sixth Edition, keeps readers at the forefront of toxicology with its comprehensive inclusion of the latest data for industrial compounds, from metals to synthetic polymers, to physical agents. This edition follows the same improved format found in the previous edition, but contains completely new chapters along with chapters from the last printing that have been updated and revised to include insights into the mechanisms of toxicologic action in the body.
New subjects for this edition include nanotechnology, flavorings and the food industry, reactive chemical control to comprehensive chemical policy, metal¬working fluids, and pharmaceuticals. Expanded chapters address benzene, aro¬matic compounds, smoke and combustion products from fires, mercury, radio-frequency and microwave radiation (cell phones) and wood dust. Data have been updated on both non-cancer and carcinogenic risk assessment. Coverage also includes major issues in toxicology assessment as well as other forms of toxic agents. Information for each compound includes CAS numbers, physical and chemical properties, exposure limits, and biological tolerance values for occupational exposures.
New to the Sixth Edition:
- New and expanded content now published in a larger size format
- Close to 40% new authors bringing new, international perspectives to interpreting industrial toxicology
- New chapters on such topics as reactive chemicals control to comprehensive chemicals policy, toxicology of flavors in the food industry, nanotechnology, and metal working fluids, and the health effects associated with their use
- 30 extensively revised and updated chapters with new senior authors
|Product ID:||Patty's Tox Set|
|Page length:||6200 pages|