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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 (Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • 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: 5.075 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.305 (2021)
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Topic in COVID, IJMS, Pathogens, Toxins, Viruses
Acute Respiratory Viruses Molecular Epidemiology Topic Editors: Joan Puig-Barberà, María Lourdes Guerrero, Anna Sominina, Svetlana V. Trushakova, F. Xavier López-Labrador
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Future Pharmacology, NeuroSci, Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutics, Toxins
Pharmacology and Toxicology of Amphetamine Type Stimulants Topic Editors: João Paulo Capela, Vera Marisa Costa
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Agriculture, Animals, Fermentation, Microorganisms, Toxins
Fungi and Their Metabolites Affecting Quality, Safety and Functionality of Silage Topic Editors: Siran Wang, Qing Zhang, Lin Sun, Huili Pang, Musen Wang
Deadline: 1 August 2023
Topic in IJERPH, JoX, Pollutants, Toxics, Toxins
Environmental Exposure, Biomonitoring and Exposure Assessment Topic Editors: Roel Vermeulen, Lauren Petrick, Maaike van Gerwen
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Special Issue in Toxins
Botulinum Neurotoxin and Parkinson’s Disease Guest Editors: Andreas Wree, Veronica Alexandra Antipova
Deadline: 15 December 2022
Special Issue in Toxins
Animal Poisons and Venoms in Drug Discovery Guest Editors: Antonio Garcia Soares, Tarek Mohamed Abd El-Aziz
Deadline: 30 December 2022
Special Issue in Toxins
Recent Advances in Ribosome-Inactivating Proteins and Related Lectins: Analytical Methods, Toxicology and Therapeutical Potential Guest Editors: Manuel Garrosa, Maria Angeles Rojo, Damian Cordoba-Diaz
Deadline: 1 January 2023
Special Issue in Toxins
Continental Toxic Algae and Their Ecological Impact Guest Editor: Marina Aboal
Deadline: 15 January 2023
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
Fusarium Toxins – Relevance for Human and Animal Health Collection Editor: Sven Dänicke
Topical Collection in Toxins
Immunotoxins 2016 Collection Editors: Tomas Girbes, David J. Fitzgerald
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