Toxicologists study the effects that chemical substances or biological and physical agents have in living organisms, more specifically, on the environment and on the animal and human health. They determine doses of the exposure to substances for arising toxic effects in environments, people, and living organisms, and also perform experiments on animals and cell cultures.

Alternative label

  • toxicology studies research scientist

  • toxicology research scientist

  • toxicology scientist

  • toxicology studies scholar

  • toxicologists

  • toxicology researcher

  • toxicology studies analyst

  • toxicology scholar

  • toxicology studies research analyst

  • toxicology science researcher

  • toxicology analyst

  • toxicology studies scientist

  • toxicology research analyst

  • toxicology studies researcher

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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