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Especially for the Public

Starting Points

Household Products Database
Safety and health information for products used in and around the home
Tox Town
Interactive guide to toxic substances and environmental health issues in everyday places
Dietary Supplement Label Database
Information on the ingredients in common brands of dietary supplements
Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources

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All TOXNET Databases
Household Products Database


More Detailed NLM Resources for the Public

ChemIDplus - Chemical Identification Plus

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

Drug Information Portal

Information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. Mobile version

Enviro-Health Links

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


Helping students and teachers in grades 9 - 12 learn genetics


Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms

MEDLINE/PubMed Toxicology Subset

References from biomedical journals. The subset improves searching for articles about toxicology

LactMed - Drugs and Lactation Database

Includes maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on infants, and alternate drugs to consider


Rapid identification of unknown tablets/capsules using physical features and images


Databases on hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases

Other NLM Resources for the Public



Organizations offering information, referral and support for many diseases and conditions
Environmental Health Student Portal

Environmental Health Student Portal

Educational resources for middle school students and teachers on how the environment effects health
Health Hotlines

Health Hotlines

Directory of health-related organizations with toll-free telephone numbers. A Health Hotlines App is available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad


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

IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used In Toxicology, 2nd Edition

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