Finnish Society of Toxicology (FST) was founded in 1979 to promote research, education and training in toxicology in Finland. The Society has currently approximately 180 members, who work at universities and research institutes, in health administration and industry. It also has contributing members from several organizations representing research and industry.
FST has six honorary members: Professor Jens Schou from the University of Copenhagen (Denmark), professor Jouko Tuomisto from National Institute of Public Health (Kuopio, Finland), doctor Marja Sorsa (Helsinki, Finland), professor Hanna Tähti (Tampere, Finland), professor Pauli Ylitalo (Tampere, Finland) and professor Olavi Pelkonen (Oulu, Finland). Bo Holmstedt (perished 2002) and John Doull (perished 2017) were also nominated as honorary members of FST.