- Internet Guides
- Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
- Consumer Health Information
- Databases
- Dictionaries, Directories, and Encyclopedias
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Internet Guides
MedWebPlus: Toxicology
This is a very large guide to toxicology resources from y-DNA, inc. an Atlanta-based biomedical information technology company. Links to practice guidelines, government agencies, and poison centers are just a few of the types of resource links that can be found at this site.
Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, main goals are " to prevent and adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life associated with exposure to hazardous substances from waste sites, unplanned releases, and other sources of pollution present in the environment."
American College of Toxicology
The American College of Toxicology "promotes the exchange of information and perspectives on the current status of safety assessment and the application of new developments in toxicology.
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
Society of Toxicology
" The Society promotes the acquisition and utilization of knowledge in toxicology, aids in the protection of public health, and facilitates disciplines."
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Consumer Health Information
MEDLINEplus: Poisoning/Toxicology/Environmental Health
Online health information selected for the public by the National Library of Medicine. Includes news and government information.
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Various types of pesticide toxicology and environmental chemistry information are available from the EXTOXNET InfoBase The various types of information include discussions of toxicological issues of concern (TICs); toxicology newsletters; toxicology fact sheets; Pesticide Information Profiles (PIPs); and Toxicology Information Briefs (TIBs).
Hazardous Chemical Database
This searchable database retreives information for any of 1991 hazardous chemical based on a keyword search. Potential keywords include names, formula and registry numbers (CAS, DOT, RTECS and EPA).
HazDat Database
HazDat, is the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database. The database was developed to provide access to information on the emergency events the health of human populations.
The University of Minnesota Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database
The University of Minnesota Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database, UM-BBD, "contains information on microbial biocatalytic reactions and biodegradation pathways for primarily xenobiotic, chemical compounds. The goal of the UM-BBD is to provide information on microbial enzyme-catalyzed reactions that are important for biotechnology. "
This site is compiled by the National Library of Medicine and contains freely available databases of literature and chemical information on the topics of toxicology and environmental health. Links are available to current news and publications, tutorials and chemical information.
TOXNET Toxicology Data Network
TOXNET, at the National Library of Medicine, is a group of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.
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Dictionaries, Directories, and Encyclopedias
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
A source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.
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