Publisher description for Inhalation toxicology / edited by Harry Salem, Sidney A. Katz.

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Written by internationally recognized scientists in the academic, industrial, and governmental sectors, this book details the methods and materials used in the theoretical and applied aspects of inhalation toxicology. It focuses on regulatory aspects of exposure and testing, testing equipment and methods, biomarkers, pathology, allergies, and immunology, irritation of the respiratory tract, and risk assessment. It also covers the inhalation of bioaerosols and toxins, ranging from anthrax to household molds. Other topics include low-level exposure toxicology, theory modeling, pharmaceutical aerosols, and the effects of individual toxicants such as tobacco smoke and chemical warfare agents.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous -- Toxicity testing.
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous -- Physiological effect.