21. Toxicity of Specific Substances

  1. David A. Vaccari1,
  2. Peter F. Strom2 and
  3. James E. Alleman3

Published Online: 3 OCT 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471741795.ch21

Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists

Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists

How to Cite

Vaccari, D. A., Strom, P. F. and Alleman, J. E. (2005) Toxicity of Specific Substances, in Environmental Biology for Engineers and Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471741795.ch21

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

  2. 2

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

  3. 3

    Iowa State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 OCT 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471722397

Online ISBN: 9780471741794

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Keywords:

  • metal toxicity;
  • mammalian toxicity;
  • radiation risk probabilities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Metals

  • Pesticides

  • Hydrocarbons, Solvents, PAHs, and Similar Compounds

  • Halogenated Organics

  • Air Pollutants

  • Water Pollutants

  • Toxicity to Microbes

  • Ionizing Radiation

  • Problems

  • References