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Risk Assessment and Regulation Information from the National Library of Medicine

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Databases on hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases
ITER - International Toxicity Estimates for Risk Assessment
Human risk values and cancer classifications for chemicals from multiple organizations worldwide

IRIS - Integrated Risk Information System
Hazard identification and dose-response assessments

HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank
Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicological data and other information on chemicals
  • Review the sections listed under Environmental Standards & Regulations
Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources

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Household Products Database


More Resources for Professionals

TOXLINE - TOXicology Literature OnLINE

References from the toxicology literature, including MEDLINE/PubMed and meeting abstracts

ChemIDplus - Chemical Identification Plus

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

Toxicology Tutorials

Basic toxicology principles written at the introductory college student level

IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used In Toxicology, 2nd Edition

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

More Resources for the Public and Students

Household Products

Household Products Database

Safety and health information for products used in and around the home
Tox Town

Tox Town

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


Consumer health resource with links to authoritative information on health topics