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Poison

Description

In biology, poisons are substances that cause disturbances in organisms, usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when an organism absorbs a sufficient quantity.

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Organizations relating to Poison

Indo-Pacific Association of Law, Medicine and Science / Est. 1983
Eurosafe / Est. 1988
Association internationale pour la prévention de vol de bateaux
International Association of Prosecutors / Est. 1995
Trevi Group / Est. 1976
Nordic Society of Toxicological Pathologists
United Nations Global Programme Against Money Laundering, Proceeds of Crime and the Financing of Terrorism / Est. 1997
Arab Bureau for Prevention of Crime
International Association of Crime Analysts / Est. 1990
Equipe de recherche internationale en sciences criminelles
International Association Against Infanticide / Est. 1971
Arab Interior Ministers' Council / Est. 1982
European Anti-Fraud Office / Est. 1999
Latin American Association of Poison Control Centers
Foundation for the Establishment of an International Criminal Court / Est. 1970
Topography of Terror Foundation / Est. 1992
International Toxicopy Research Project
Forum Regional Security Committee / Est. 1991
Prison Fellowship International / Est. 1979
Piracy Reporting Centre, Kuala Lumpur / Est. 1992
Treaty for the Extradition of Criminals and for Protection Against Anarchism / Est. 1902
Eurogroup Against Bird Crime
Centre d'écologie et de toxicologie européenne, Bruxelles
Asian Anti-Counterfeit Association / Est. 2004
International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme / Est. 1991

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World Problems relating to Poison

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Risks of immunization
Alcohol poisoning
Pesticide intoxication
Cyanide poisoning
Poisonous algae
Misuse of agricultural chemicals
Toxic shock syndrome
Criminal offences against the environment
Environmental hazards of pesticides
Badness
Toxic blue-green algae in drinking water
Health hazards of plastics
Polluted drinking water
Polychlorinated biphenyls as a health hazard
Thyrotoxicosis
Lead as a health hazard at work
Uncertain toxicity thresholds
Unsafe hazardous waste disposal
Dioxin poisoning
Long-term hazards of exposure to chemicals
Biological warfare
Unknown toxicity of drugs
Toxic waste smuggling
Acidic precipitation
Health hazards from fish, crustacea and molluscs

Action Strategies relating to Poison

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting against toxic metals as health hazards
Controlling chemicals
Improving information systems on toxic chemicals
Monitoring toxic chemicals during their entire life cycle
Improving wood preservatives to protect the environment
Controlling toxic substances in the workplace
Monitoring environmental toxins
Monitoring accumulation of pollutants in plants and animals
Reducing acid rain
Classifying dangerous substances
Combating lead in environment
Poisoning food as sabotage
Detecting environmental mutagens
Protecting against environmental mutagens
Registering potentially toxic chemicals
Prohibiting toxic food additives
Monitoring water quality threatened by toxic materials storage sites
Managing toxic waste dumps
Monitoring toxic food additives
Monitoring toxic rain
Studying human intoxications
Monitoring toxicity thresholds
Strengthening national poison control centres
Setting assessment priorities for toxic chemicals of global concern
Using technologies that minimize releases to toxic chemicals

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