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Especially for the Public

Starting Points

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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

TOXMAP

Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources

More Detailed NLM Resources for the Public

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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. A mobile version is available

Enviro-Health Links

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

GeneEd

Helping students and teachers in grades 9 - 12 learn genetics

Haz-Map

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

Pillbox

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

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Other NLM Resources for the Public

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Environmental Health Student Portal

Educational resources for middle school students and teachers on how the environment affects health

Health Hotlines

Directory of health-related organizations with toll-free telephone numbers

A Health Hotlines App is available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

ToxMystery

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

IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used in Toxicology, 2nd Edition

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

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