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Especially for Health Professionals

Starting Points

TOXLINE - TOXicology Literature OnLINE
References from the toxicology literature, including MEDLINE/PubMed and meeting abstracts
HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank
Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicological data and other information on chemicals
Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms
Information on liver injury caused by drugs, herbals and dietary supplements, including diagnosis, management and a registry of clinical case reports
Drug Information Portal
Information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. Mobile version
Rapid identification of unknown tablets/capsules using physical features and images
Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources
Household Products Database
Safety and health information for products used in and around the home

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All TOXNET Databases
Household Products Database


More NLM Resources for Health Professionals

ChemIDplus - Chemical Identification Plus

Dictionary of chemical names, synonyms, and structures. Links to related NLM databases and other resources

Dietary Supplement Label Database

Information on the ingredients in common brands of dietary supplements

Enviro-Health Links

Evaluated links to Internet resources on selected toxicology and environmental health issues

IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used In Toxicology, 2nd Edition

Definitions and explanatory notes for terms frequently used in the field of toxicology

Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM)

Guidance on a wide variety of topics, including quick chemical identification, acute patient care guidelines, and initial event activities

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)

Easy to follow algorithms for diagnosis and management of radiation contamination and exposure

NLM Resources for Your Patients



Consumer health resource with links to authoritative information on health topics
Tox Town

Tox Town

Interactive guide to toxic substances and environmental health issues in everyday places


Provides a fun experience while teaching about household chemical hazards. For children from 7-11 years old