Introduction: Mixing two different cleaning products will double the power to disinfect your home, right? Everyone knows that bleach kills viruses and bacteria and rubbing alcohol is great at removing grime, so why not mix the two and kill two birds with one stone? Here is why – many cleaning products contain chemicals that when mixed with each other can form extremely toxic compounds. According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, accidental exposures to chlorine gas from mixing bleach and acid occurred 2,284 times in 2017. This Tox Topic was ...
The National Acadamies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have recently established a vaccine safety website that provides clear, concise, and evidence-based answers to questions about vaccine safety. It’s a must read if you have concerns. We also encourage you to share it with others that may have similar concerns.
A well balanced diet often satisfies your body’s needs, yet nutritional deficiencies can still occur in people maintaining a healthy diet. This discussion is intended as a first look at some tips for consumers seeking reliable information about dietary supplements, whether or not these products have been recommended by a health professional. Awareness of at least a few key points to remember and recommended resources for those choosing such products are the soundest advice we can offer.
Some definitions and other background information
The U.S. Food and ...
IUTOX Risk Assessment Summer School
Travel Grant to IUTOX for Participants from Developing Countries (1998)
Travel Award for Mexican SOT Representative to Attend SOT Annual Meeting (1996)
Ongoing Travel Awards
Dixon Graduate Travel Award to IUTOX Meeting (every third year, 1992–current )
Robert L. Dixon International Travel Award
Robert L. Dixon Award, sponsored by the Toxicology Education ...
TEF has contributed to the development and distribution of curriculum materials, including Toxicology, Risk Assessment and Pollution (ToxRAP™) curriculum handouts on risk assessment and product safety. ToxRAP™ materials still available online can be found at http://web.sph.rutgers.edu/toxrweb/k3_about_frameset.html.
After NIEHS charged its funded research centers to develop educational outreach materials, TEF proposed to leverage this large government investment by distributing selected exemplary units of these curriculum materials and implementing national ...
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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 ...
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, ...