August 22, 2023
Barbara D. Beck and Robyn L. Prueitt authored the chapter “Use of Toxicology in the Regulatory Process” for the seventh edition of Hayes’ Principles and Methods of Toxicology, a benchmark reference in the toxicology field.
Gradient Principal Dr. Barbara D. Beck and Principal Scientist Dr. Robyn L. Prueitt, both with extensive expertise in toxicology and human health risk assessment, along with Dr. Edward J. Calabrese of the University of Massachusetts, authored a chapter for the seventh and latest edition of Hayes’ Principles and Methods of Toxicology, a well-respected and popular textbook and resource used by graduate students, educators, and professionals. Hayes’ Principles and Methods of Toxicology offers detailed coverage of the manifold aspects of fundamental and applied toxicology since its first edition was published in 1982.
The chapter, “Use of Toxicology in the Regulatory Process,” provides a comprehensive look at the concepts, methodologies, and advancements in the use of toxicology to regulate exposure to potentially harmful substances for the protection of public health. This chapter focuses primarily on regulatory toxicology approaches at the federal level in the United States, with an additional discussion on regulatory frameworks at the state and international level. These approaches include programs to regulate chemicals in the environment and laws related to exposures to toxic substances. Concepts described in the chapter include:
Join us in thanking Drs. Beck and Prueitt for their contribution to the field of toxicology. For more information about Hayes’ Principles and Methods of Toxicology and the chapter authored by Drs. Beck and Prueitt, click here.