References, Resources, Acknowledgements


The following books were used during the development of the original Toxicology Tutors which were launched in 1998. New material based on books and journal articles was added in 2016 and 2017.

Casarett LJ, Klaassen CD, Amdur MO, Doull J, eds. Casarett and Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division; 1996.

Cockerham LG, Shane BS, eds. Basic environmental toxicology. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1994.

Hayes AW, ed. Principles and methods of toxicology. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Raven Press; 1989.

Williams PL, Burson JL. Industrial toxicology: safety and health applications in the workplace. New York, NY: Lifetime Learning Publications, 1985.

National Library of Medicine (NLM) Toxicology Resources

TOXNET®—A free, Web-based system of databases on environmental health, toxicology, hazardous chemicals, toxic releases, chemical nomenclatures, and specialty areas such as occupational health and consumer products. Information includes specific chemicals, mixtures, and products; unknown chemicals; and special toxic effects of chemicals in humans and/or animals.

Learn to Use TOXNET—TOXNET training schedule and manual

Which Resource Should I Use?—Guide to choosing the right environmental health and toxicology resource

NLM Web Resources for Chemistry Professionals (PDF)

NLM Environmental Health & Toxicology Portal—Resources on chemical identification, community health, environmental fate, poison control, and workplace safety


D. Charles Thompson, R.Ph., Ph.D., D.A.B.T.
Columbia, MD

Majlinda Lahaniatis
Parma, Italy

Peter Egeghy
U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development

Qiang Shi, Ph.D.
National Center for Toxicological Research
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Scott S. Auerbach, Ph.D.
Research Triangle Park, NC

Thomas B. Knudsen, Ph.D.
Developmental Systems Biologist
National Center for Computational Toxicology
U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development