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Qualifier English: toxicity
Qualifier Spanish: toxicidad
Qualifier Portuguese: toxicidade
Qualifier French: toxicité
Entry term(s): margin of safety
toxic potential
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000633
Scope note: Used with drugs and chemicals for experimental human and animal studies of their ill effects. It includes studies to determine the margin of safety or the reactions accompanying administration at various dose levels. It is used also for exposure to environmental agents. Poisoning should be considered for life-threatening exposure to environmental agents.
Annotation: subheading only; for experimental human & animal studies; includes margin of safety & experimental exposure to environmental agents; see also /adverse effects & /poisoning
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/TO or TO (SH) or SUBS APPLY TO
History Note: 66; used with Category D 1966-67; D & J 1968 forward
Entry Version: TOX
Abbreviation: TO
DeCS ID: 22068
Unique ID: Q000633
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
toxicity - Preferred
Concept UI M0030825
Scope note Used with drugs and chemicals for experimental human and animal studies of their ill effects. It includes studies to determine the margin of safety or the reactions accompanying administration at various dose levels. It is used also for exposure to environmental agents. Poisoning should be considered for life-threatening exposure to environmental agents.
Preferred term toxicity
toxic potential - Narrower
Concept UI M0030827
Preferred term toxic potential
margin of safety - Narrower
Concept UI M0030826
Preferred term margin of safety



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