Environmental Toxicology - N240015
Title: Environmentální toxikologie
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:5
E-Credits: winter s.:5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Kočí Vladimír prof. Ing. Ph.D., MBA
Mocová Klára Anna Mgr. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M240011
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: KOBETICK (22.07.2013)
The course focuses on understanding the effects of chemical and natural stressors on humans and other organisms. There are shown the most important groups of pollutants, their sources in the environment, applications, and negative effects on living organisms. The lecture is an overview of classical toxicological tests, alternative methods (QSARs, in vitro tests) and REACH legislation.
Aim of the course -
Last update: TAJ240 (18.11.2013)

Students will be able to:

  • assess the potential adverse effects on humans caused by exposure to selected groups of pollutants
  • understand the REACH legislation
  • propose suitable design for testing the toxicity of chemicals.
Literature -
Last update: KOBETICK (09.07.2013)

R: Linhart, I., Toxikologie: Interakce škodlivých látek s živými organismy, jejich mechanismy, projevy a důsledky, Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická v Praze, Praha, 2012, 978-80-7080-806-1.

Learning resources -
Last update: KOBETICK (19.07.2013)


Requirements to the exam -
Last update: KOBETICK (19.07.2013)

Part of the course is compulsory excursion to the workplace that works in the SLP and working of protocol for this excursion.

Exam requirements: written test + oral exam.

Last update: KOBETICK (15.07.2013)

1) Introduction

2) Genotoxicology

3) Carcinogenesis

4) Teratogenesis

5) Metal Toxicology

6) Toxicology of organic substances, persistent organic pollutants

7) Biocides

8) Toxicology of nanomaterials

9) Other Chemicals - industrial solvents, products of daily use

10) Chemical weapons, terrorism, bioterrorism and biological toxins

11) Toxicology in practice - REACH, SLP, toxicity tests, animal protection - legislation and practice

12) Waste - legislation, training, testing, impact on the ecosystem, the effects on human

13) Risk Analysis - Introduction, evaluation of data use in practice

14) Excursion

Registration requirements -
Last update: KOBETICK (09.07.2013)


Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.5 14
Účast v laboratořích (na exkurzi nebo praxi) 2 56
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
5 / 5 140 / 140
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Examination test 50
Oral examination 50