Covers various aspects of deadly toxic chemicals used as weapons of mass destruction and employed in conflicts, warfare and terrorism. This book covers individual toxicants, target organ toxicity, major incidents, toxic effects in humans, animals and wildlife, biosensors, biomarkers, and on-site and laboratory analytical methods..
section 1. Introduction, historical perspective, and epidemiology -- section 2. Agents that can be used as weapons of mass destruction -- section 3. Target organ toxicity -- section 4. Special topics -- section 5. Risks to animals and wildlife -- section 6. Toxicokinetics and physiologically based pharmacokinetics -- section 7. Analytical methods, biosensors, and biomarkers -- section 8. Prophylactic, therapeutic, and countermeasures -- section 9. Decontamination of chemical warfare agents.