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Through research and experience, society has gained a tremendous amount of knowledge about the health and environmental effects of chemicals. Inevitably, this growth in knowledge brings specialization and individuals with specific areas of expertise.  toxipedia provides a way to "tap" into this specialized knowledge for the benefit of all.

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