Journal History

2013 The inaugural issue was released. Toxics was published as a quarterly journal.
2016 Toxics was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science).
Toxics announced the first edition of the Travel Awards.
2017 Toxics was indexed in Scopus.
Full-text archived in PubMed Central, with abstracts available through PubMed, from Vol. 3.
2018 Toxics established the following sections:
  • Toxicology and Public Health;
  • Risk Assessment and Risk Management;
  • Environmental Chemistry;
  • Ecotoxicology.
2019 Toxics received its first CiteScore of 2.84.
Toxics was indexed in Science Citation Indexed Expanded (SCIE) in Web of Science.
2020 Toxics received its first Impact Factor (3.271).
Toxics received its CiteScore of 3.7.
2021 Toxics adopted a monthly publication schedule.
Toxics received its Impact Factor (2020) of 4.146.
Toxics received its CiteScore (2020) of 4.6.
2022 Toxics received its Impact Factor (2021) of 4.472, ranked 24/94 in "Toxicology" and 105/279 in "Environmental Sciences".
Toxics published its 1,000th paper.
2023 The year 2023 marks the 10th Anniversary of Toxics.
Toxics received its Impact Factor (2022) of 4.6, ranked 15/94 (Q1) in "Toxicology" and 93/274 (Q2) in "Environmental Sciences".


2013–2018 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. David Bellinger
2018–2020 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Alistair Boxall
2021–present Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Demetrio Raldúa

Section Editor-in-Chief

2018–2020 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kyungho Choi for the section on Toxicology and Public Health
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Paul Van den Brink for the section on Ecotoxicology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Alistair Boxall for the section on Risk Assessment and Risk Management
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Sally Gaw for the section on Environmental Chemistry
2020–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Soterios A. Kyrtopoulos for the section on Exposome
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Pierre Herckes for the section on Environmental Chemistry
2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Gunnar Toft for the section on Human Toxicology and Epidemiology
2021–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Martí Nadal for the section on Risk Assessment and Management
2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Demetrio Raldúa for the section on Ecotoxicology
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Yankai Xia for the section on Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Youssef Sari for the section on Drugs Toxicity
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Xiaojun Luo for the section on Emerging Contaminants
2023–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Natalia Garcia-Reyero for the section on Novel Methods in Toxicology Research
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Mingce Long for the section on Toxicity Reduction and Environmental Remediation
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