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What is Toxicology?

Toxicology is the study of the adverse effects of chemical, physical, or biological agents on people, animals, and the environment.

Toxicologists are scientists trained to investigate, interpret, and communicate the nature of those effects.


Did You Know?

The work of Dr. Kenny Crump and others in 1976 introduced a methodology for predicting the incidence of human cancers based on animal data. This model offered quantitative estimates of risk for a given chemical and it was quickly used to prioritize the regulation of dozens of substances found to be carcinogenic in various animal studies. The model increased the relevance of toxicology data for the average person as it helped them assess the magnitude of various chemical hazards in their daily lives. This was all codified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in what is known as the Red Book.

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