Toxicology and Environmental Health


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
ATSDR is concerned with the public health effects of chemicals in our environment. In respose, the agency produces Toxicological Profiles
of substances, Public Health Statements, and ToxFAQs.

Chemical Safety Hazard and Ivestigation Board (CSB)
CSB investigates and reports to the public the conditions, circumstances, and causes of chemical releases.

DOE Office of Environmental Safety and Health

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The United States's main environmental agency, the EPA is interested in protecting the environment and human health.

MSDS Solutions
The largest source of Material Safety Data Sheets on the web. Other sources of MSDS's include: Seton Compliance Resouce Center; Cornell University, and the Vermont SIRI MSDS Archive.

National Agriculture Library
Includes access to the AGRICOLA database

National Toxicology Program
Interagency program of the U.S. Federal Government, consisting of relevant toxicology activities of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the Food and Drug Administration's National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR).

TOXNET
A cluster of important databases related to toxicology and chemical information. Includes: HSDB (Hazardous Substances Database), IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System), CCRIS (Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System), TOXLINE (bibliographic database), TOXMAP, TRI (Toxic Release Inventory), and ChemIDplus, and more.

Updated M. Ascher 9/26/06