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The poison paradox : chemicals as friends and foes, John Timbrell

Label
The poison paradox : chemicals as friends and foes
Title
The poison paradox
Title remainder
chemicals as friends and foes
Statement of responsibility
John Timbrell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores how the chemicals that we use and that occur all around us can often be beneficial and yet under other circumstances can become poisons. Discusses the different ways in which they harm us, and how they may be counteracted
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Timbrell, John A
Dewey number
  • 615.9
  • 363.17/91
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • RB152
  • RA1220
LC item number
  • .T56 2005
  • .T45 2005
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
RB152
NAL item number
.T56 2005
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2005 J-567
  • WA 670
NLM item number
T583p 2005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poisons
  • Poisons
  • Chemicals
  • Chemicals
  • Toxicology
Target audience
adult
Label
The poison paradox : chemicals as friends and foes, John Timbrell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [322]-323) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Poisons : old art, new science -- Bodily functions : what chemicals do to us and what we do to them -- Keep taking the medicine : there are no safe drugs, only safe ways of using them -- Blood, sweat, and tears : pesticides -- First the cats died : environmental contaminants -- Natural born killers : poisonous chemicals designed by nature -- The mad hatter and a bad case of acne : industrial chemicals -- Under the sink and in the garden shed : household poisons -- Rasputin's revenge : chemicals used to kill -- Ginger Jake and Spanish oil : toxic food constituents and contaminants -- Butter yellow and Scheele's green : food additives -- A risky business : assessment of chemical hazards and risks
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 348 pages
Isbn
9780192804952
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2005299716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm57575292
Label
The poison paradox : chemicals as friends and foes, John Timbrell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [322]-323) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Poisons : old art, new science -- Bodily functions : what chemicals do to us and what we do to them -- Keep taking the medicine : there are no safe drugs, only safe ways of using them -- Blood, sweat, and tears : pesticides -- First the cats died : environmental contaminants -- Natural born killers : poisonous chemicals designed by nature -- The mad hatter and a bad case of acne : industrial chemicals -- Under the sink and in the garden shed : household poisons -- Rasputin's revenge : chemicals used to kill -- Ginger Jake and Spanish oil : toxic food constituents and contaminants -- Butter yellow and Scheele's green : food additives -- A risky business : assessment of chemical hazards and risks
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 348 pages
Isbn
9780192804952
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2005299716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm57575292

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