Francis N. Marzulli |
Howard I. Maibach
A guide to the field of dermatotoxicology. This edition includes fundamental information on the mechanisms of action of toxic substances on skin as well as practical information on the varied responses of skin to specific toxic substances and approaches to evaluating dermal toxicity. Other topics discussed include: hostile natural elements, such as ultraviolet radiation, poisonous plants, man-made detergents and chemicals; problems associated with chronic occupational skin exposure to toxic chemicals; animal alternative research programmes; carcinogenic and Photo Carcinogenic Potential Of Xenobiotic Chemicals; Oculotoxicity; Risk assessment and management; and cosmetic safety.
Anatomical factors affecting barrier functions/ lipids of the permeability barrier/the skin immune system.
Basic Sciences |
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