Published on September 25, 2012 at 2:41 AM
The expanded 6th Edition of the cornerstone reference work on occupational health and toxicology is now published by Wiley. Patty's Toxicology, 6th Edition, 6-Volume Set
updates its comprehensive coverage and adds chapters to reflect the changing and expanding field of Toxicology.
A defining work in the field of toxicology, Patty's Toxicology has long been recognized as the premier reference for toxicological information on a large number of industrial chemicals that pose potential health hazards. The new edition provides updates for all chapters with new information and features about 40% new authors bringing a new and international perspective, 30 extensively revised chapters, and 5 new chapters.
New subjects in Patty's Industrial Hygiene, 6th Edition include nanotechnology, flavorings and the food industry, reactive chemical control to comprehensive chemical policy, metalworking fluids, and pharmaceuticals. Expanded chapters include benzene, aromatic 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.
Patty's Toxicology, 6th Edition, 6-Volume Set presents, in logical groupings, comprehensive toxicological data for industrial compounds including CAS numbers, physical and chemical properties, exposure limits, and biological tolerance values for occupational exposures, making it essential for toxicologists and industrial hygienists.