Acute Toxicology Testing: Perspectives and Horizons

Acute Toxicology Testing: Perspectives and Horizons

by Shayne C. Gad, Christopher P. Chengelis
     
 

Acute toxicology testing constitutes the first line of defense against potentially dangerous chemicals. This book provides a detailed presentation of protocols for each of the common designs, reviews their development and objectives, discusses the types of data they generate, and examines the current status of alternative test designs and models. For each test,

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Acute toxicology testing constitutes the first line of defense against potentially dangerous chemicals. This book provides a detailed presentation of protocols for each of the common designs, reviews their development and objectives, discusses the types of data they generate, and examines the current status of alternative test designs and models. For each test, applicable U.S. and international guidelines are also presented, and the formulation and selection of vehicles, dosages, and test animals are addressed.

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Acute toxicology testing constitutes the first line of defense against potentially dangerous chemicals. This book presents, in detail, protocols for each of the common designs, reviews their development and objectives, as well as the types of data they generate and the current status of alternative test designs and modes. For each test, applicable US and international guidelines are also presented, along with discussion of formulation and selection of vehicles, dosages and test animals. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780936923062
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/15/1988
Series:
Telford Press Series
Pages:
530
Product dimensions:
0.85(w) x 1.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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