Food and Chemical Toxicology

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Food and Chemical Toxicology  
Former names
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Food Chem. Toxicol.
Discipline Toxicology
Language English
Edited by A. Wallace Hayes
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 12/year
ISSN 0278-6915
LCCN 82643214
OCLC no. 67270973

Food and Chemical Toxicology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal which covers aspects of food safety, chemical safety and other aspects of consumer product safety. It is published by Elsevier and was established in 1963. The editor-in-chief is A. Wallace Hayes (Harvard School of Public Health).[1][2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Analytical Abstracts, BIOSIS, CAB International, Chemical Abstracts Service, Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, Current Contents/Life Sciences, Elsevier BIOBASE, EMBASE, Health & Safety Science Abstracts, MEDLINE, Science Citation Index, Scopus, and Toxicology Abstracts. According to the Journal Citation Reports, it has a 2013 impact factor of 2.610, ranking it 34th out of 87 journals in the category "Toxicology"[3] and 21st out of 123 journals in the category "Food Science & Technology".[4]


  1. ^ Website of the Journal; accessed at April, 2nd, 2013.
  2. ^ Website of Wallace Hayes in the Directory of Toxicology Consultants, accessed at April, 2nd, 2013
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Toxicology". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.) (Thomson Reuters). 2014. 
  4. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Food Science & Technology". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.) (Thomson Reuters). 2014. 

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