Introduction to Skin Toxicology

Introduction to Skin Toxicology

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A comprehensive introduction to skin toxicology, which covers the general structure and function of the skin, pathology, toxicants, absorption, and metabolism of chemicals, corrosion, irritation, sensitation, phototoxicity and skin cancer. Case studies include carbaryl in head lice shampoos, skin cancer in sun creams, chemical warfare agents, nickel in jewellery, organophosphates in sheep dips, reproductive toxins in retinoid anti-acne, psoriasis and ageing drugs. There is also a short section on techniques.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748406182
  • 9780748406180

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