Toxins is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal which provides an advanced forum for studies related to toxinology and all kinds of toxins (biotoxins) from animals, microbes and plants. Toxins is published monthly online by MDPI. The French Society on Toxinology (SFET)International Society for Mycotoxicology (ISM)Japanese Society of Mycotoxicology (JSMYCO) and European Uremic Toxins (EUTox) Work Group are affiliated with Toxins and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, MEDLINE, PMC, Embase, CAPlus / SciFinderAGRIS, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Toxicology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Toxicology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 18.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.2 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Sections: published in 6 topical sections.
Impact Factor: 4.2 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.7 (2022)
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Topic in JoX, Toxins
Toxins in Medical Toxicology Topic Editors: Ioana Marina Grinţescu, Liliana Mirea, Radu Ciprian Ţincu, Dan E. Corneci
Deadline: 9 August 2024
Topic in Analytica, Metabolites, Separations, Toxins, Molecules
Application of Chromatography for Point of Care Diagnosis of Noncommunicable Diseases Topic Editors: Chiranjit Ghosh, Liqin Chen, Keshava Balakrishna, Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Topic in Diversity, Life, Microorganisms, Plants, Water, Phycology, Toxins
Advances and New Insights into Diversity of Cyanobacteria Topic Editors: Esther Berrendero Gómez, M. Ángeles Muñoz Martín, Elvira Perona Urízar
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Topic in Agriculture, Animals, Dairy, Toxins
Effects of Dietary Interventions on Farm Animal Welfare and Production Topic Editors: Regiane Rodrigues Dos Santos, Francesc Molist
Deadline: 30 November 2024
Special Issue in Toxins
Intracellular Transport of Toxins: Insights into Mechanisms of Cytotoxicity and Applications in Cell Biology and Medicine Guest Editor: Monika Slominska-Wojewodzka
Deadline: 20 June 2024
Special Issue in Toxins
Mycotoxin Spectrum in Food and Feed Guest Editors: Elias Alisaac, Simon Schiwek, Alicia Rodríguez
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Toxins
Detoxification, Control, and Toxicological Studies on Mycotoxins through Biotechnological Approaches Guest Editors: Yu Xia, Guimin Zhang, You Zhou
Deadline: 15 July 2024
Special Issue in Toxins
Detection, Control and Contamination of Mycotoxins (Volume II) Guest Editors: Carmela Maria Montone, Chiara Cavaliere
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topical Collection in Toxins
Leading Opinions (Closed) Collection Editors: Holger Scheib, Gudula Schmidt, Marc Maresca
Topical Collection in Toxins
Freshwater HABs and Health in a Changing World Collection Editors: Lesley D'Anglada, Elizabeth Hilborn, Lorraine Backer
Topical Collection in Toxins
Bacterial Enterotoxins Collection Editor: Andreja Rajkovic
Topical Collection in Toxins
Ciguatoxin Collection Editor: Panagiota Katikou
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