Toxicity. Stages of the toxic phenomenon. Toxicity assessment. Analytical toxicology. Drug toxicity. Toxicity of relevant chemical substances: natural toxins, pesticides, herbicides, solvents, vapors and inhalants, metals, alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs of abuse.
Toxicology is traditionally a subject of Pharmacy, knowledge of the toxicity of drugs and toxic compounds professional future will provide the necessary tools to include the rational use of chemicals as a central element in the use of them is made . The student is confronted for the first time in their studies with compounds such as pesticides, natural toxins, alcohol, snuff, drugs of abuse, metals, solvents, Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) ..., and must learn how to use these substances. In addition to raising the level of consciousness and therefore guide their performance, for handling these substances serve to help people, and avoid the disastrous consequences imposed development model, also in the field of chemicals, has on the Public Health and Environment, human populations both current and future generations.