33 results for author: TEF


is it safe?

“Is It Safe?” is a free educational video created by TEF with a video production company.   “Is It Safe?”  has been widely distributed to scientists and lay people educating society about public health.   It is also currently available on this website in Spanish and in English with Japanese subtitles. With additional funding, extension of the "Is It Safe?" messages to all major languages to make it accessible to audiences worldwide is one of TEF's goals.   This initiative, co-funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), also received support from the government (Food and Drug Administration), ...

Tox in the News

Be sure to scroll down to read previous news posts. If you reached this section using the Search feature and don't immediately spot the information you're looking for at the top, go to the Home page Tox in the News box and scroll down.   Viewer suggestions for current toxicology topics that you'd like more information about are always welcome.   Feel free to email us through our Contact page at toxedf@gmail.com. Herbal Supplements:  Are They Safe? Kratom, is a great example of a natural supplement that doesn't automatically mean safe and the dose makes the poison. Link Why Take Chances With the Flu? Influenza season is upon us.   ...

Tox in the News

The President has signed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act into law with strong support but some concerns from the toxicology community. The President signed the bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) after 40 years. The compromise bill was the subject of much debate over the last five years and was the subject of a Task Force of the Society of Toxicology who worked to assure that strong scientific principles were embodied in the final language. While widely praised as a significant improvement over the current law, issues remained for some constituencies. See the links below for further informati...