Toxicant

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Term Toxicant
Description A harmful substance or agent that may injure an exposed organism.
Definition Toxicant

A harmful substance or agent that may injure an exposed organism. A substance that kills or injures an organism through chemical or physical action or by altering the organism's environment; for example, cyanides, phenols, pesticides, or heavy metals; especially used for insect control.

References http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/tterms.html
http://www.epa.gov/oswer/riskassessment/glossary.htm#l  
http://sra.org/resources_glossary_s-u.php
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