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
substances, Public Health
Statements, and ToxFAQs.
Safety Hazard and Ivestigation Board (CSB)
CSB investigates and reports to the public the conditions, circumstances,
and causes of chemical releases.
Office of Environmental Safety and Health
Protection Agency (EPA)
The United States's main environmental agency, the EPA is interested in
protecting the environment and human health.
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.
Includes access to the AGRICOLA database
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
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.
M. Ascher 9/26/06