Toxicology Data and Information

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American Academy of Clinical Toxicology: AACT. ‘The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) was established in 1968 as a not-for-profit multi-disciplinary organization uniting scientists and clinicians in the advancement of research, education, prevention and treatment of diseases caused by chemicals, drugs and toxins.’[Source]

Chemm: Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Mangament. ‘Enable first responders, first receivers, other healthcare providers, and planners to plan for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of mass-casualty incidents involving chemicals.’[Source]

ChemView: To improve chemical safety and provide more streamlined access to information on chemicals, EPA has built and is populating a new database. This new database, named ChemView, greatly improves access to health and safety data on chemicals regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).’[Source]

EPA information; and local resources/help: Asbestos; Formaldehyde; Lead; Mercury; and Pesticides.

IPCS INCHEM: ‘…offers quick and easy electronic access to thousands of searchable full-text documents on chemical risks and the sound management of chemicals…’[Source]

Poisoning, Toxicology, Environmental Health – Medline Plus

Toxnet: Toxicology data network. This network includes the list below.

  • ALTBIB: Resources on Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing.
  • CCRIS. Chemical Carciongenesis Research Information System. Cariongenictiy and mutagenciity test results for over 8,000 chemcicals(1985-2011)
  • ChemIDplus: Dictionary of over 400,000 chemicals(names, synonymous, and structures.)
  • CPDB. Carcinogenic Potency Database. Standarized analyses of the results of 6,540 chronic, long-term animal cancer tests.(1980-2011)
  • CTD: Comparative Toxicogenomics Database. Access to scientific data describing relationships between chemicals, genes, and human diseases.
  • DART: Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology Database. References to developmental and reproductive toxicology literature.
  • Gene-Tox: Genetic Toxicology Data Bank. Peer-reviewed genetic Toxicology text data over 3,000 chemicals. (1991-1998).
  • Haz-Map: Link jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms.
  • HSDB: Hazardous Substances Data Bank. Peer-reviewed toxicology data for over 5,000 hazardous chemicals.
  • Household Products Database: Potential health effects of chemicals in more then 10,000 common household products.
  • IRIS: Integrated Risk Information System. Hazard identification and does-response assessment for over 500 chemicals.
  • ITER. International Toxicity Estimates for Risk. Risk information for over 600 chemicals from authoritative groups worldwide. Brought to you be Toxicology Excellence For Risk Assessment(TERA) – Non-Profit Organization that researches how chemicals affect out health.
  • LactMED: Drugs and Lactation Database. Drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.
  • Toxline: 4 million references to literature on biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals.
  • ToxMap: Map search of on-site toxic chemical releases and hazardous waste sites.
  • TRI: Toxics Release Inventory. Annual environmental releases of over 600 toxic chemicals by U.S. facilities.

Tox Town: Environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals where your live, work, and play.