UNIT 11.6 Risk Assessment and Neurotoxicology

  1. William Slikker Jr.

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471140856.tx1106s02

Current Protocols in Toxicology

Current Protocols in Toxicology

How to Cite

Slikker, W. 2001. Risk Assessment and Neurotoxicology. Current Protocols in Toxicology. 2:11.6:11.6.1–11.6.7.

Author Information

  1. National Center for Toxicological Research, Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, Arkansas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: NOV 1999


Risk assessment refers to the use of toxicological data to define the relationship between the exposure to an agent and an adverse health outcome. This unit describes the factors involved in the study and evaluation of neurotoxicants to assess the risks associated with exposure.