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 Analytica, Metabolites, Molecules, Separations, Toxins
Counter-Current Chromatography in Natural Products Isolation Topic Editors: Shihua Wu, Zhi Yang, Xinyi Huang
Deadline: 31 March 2024
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 Analytica, Metabolites, Toxins, Molecules, Cells
Application of Analytical Technology in Metabolomics Topic Editors: Preeti Chandra, Ugo Bussy, Raúl G. Enríquez
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Special Issue in Toxins
Detection of Toxins during Processing, Storage or Transportation in Food: Recent Developments and Future Challenges Guest Editor: Shahzad Zafar Iqbal
Deadline: 15 March 2024
Special Issue in Toxins
Application of Botulinum Toxins in Non-spastic and Neurodegenerative Disorders Guest Editors: Marjolaine Baude, Jean-Michel Gracies
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Toxins
Advances in Marine Toxins: Characterization, Analysis and Surveillance Guest Editor: Michael A. Quilliam
Deadline: 15 April 2024
Special Issue in Toxins
Toxins: 15th Anniversary Guest Editors: Jay Fox, Sarah De Saeger, Michel R. Popoff, Raymond Vanholder, Griet Glorieux, Mark W. Sumarah
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Topical Collection in Toxins
Leading Opinions (Closed) Collection Editors: Holger Scheib, Gudula Schmidt, Marc Maresca
Topical Collection in Toxins
Bacterial Enterotoxins Collection Editor: Andreja Rajkovic
Topical Collection in Toxins
Ciguatoxin Collection Editor: Panagiota Katikou
Topical Collection in Toxins
Fusarium Toxins – Relevance for Human and Animal Health Collection Editor: Sven Dänicke
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