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Alphabetical List of Locators Used in ChemIDplus

ChemIDplus links to databases used to identify the chemical substances cited in NLM databases. It includes links to federal agencies or scientific sites and sites about chemical regulations or laws, including U. S. states. A locator's name can be used to search ChemIDplus Advanced.

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Alphabetical List of Locators Used in ChemIDplus
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Locator Name Full Name Description
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AIDSinfo AIDSinfo Access to the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information
ATSDR Tox Portal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Toxic Substances Portal Information about toxic substances and how they affect health
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CA65 California Proposition 65 California Proposition 65 requires the state governor to publish a list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity
CAA1 Clean Air Act (CAA) Amendments of 1990 List of Hazardous Air Pollutants The EPA is required to control hazardous air pollutants shown on the Clean Air Act (CAA) Amendments of 1990 List of Hazardous Air Pollutants and on the original list
CAA2 Title VI of the Clean Air Act Under Title VI of the Clean Air Act (CAA), the EPA is responsible for programs that protect the stratospheric ozone layer. This includes the production plus recycling and handling of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
CAMEO Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operation CAMEO Chemicals is a library of datasheets containing response-related information and recommendations for hazardous materials that are commonly transported, used, or stored in the United States
CCRIS Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System Carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, tumor promotion and tumor inhibition data from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). CCRIS provides historical information from the years 1985 - 2011. It is no longer updated.
CDC EP&R Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Emergency Preparedness and Response This site provides information and resources for preparing for and responding to an emergency involving the release of a potentially hazardous chemical
CGB Coast Guard Bulk Hazardous Materials Coast Guard Bulk Hazardous Materials. Hazardous Materials Division (CG-ENG-5), Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
CGN Coast Guard Noxious Liquid SubstancesCoast Guard Bulk Hazardous Materials. Hazardous Materials Division (CG-ENG-5), Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
ChEBI Chemical Entities of Biological Interest Dictionary of molecular entities focused on "small" chemical compounds. ChEBI is part of the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute.
ClinicalTrials.gov ClinicalTrials.gov ClinicalTrials.gov offers up-to-date information for locating federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions
CPDB Carcinogenic Potency Database Analyses of animal cancer tests on 1547 chemicals. It was developed by the Carcinogenic Potency Project at the University of California, Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. CPDB covers 1980 - 2011. It is no longer updated.
CTD Comparative Toxicogenomics Database CTD selects and organizes gene, sequence, chemical, reference, and taxonomic data about gene-chemical interactions. It is hosted at North Carolina State University (NCSU).
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DailyMed DailyMed Information about marketed drugs including FDA approved labels (package inserts)
DART Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology Database

Journal references covering developmental and reproductive toxicology

DEA Drug Enforcement Administration Drugs listed in the Code of Federal Regulations 21 CFR - Section 1308.12 Schedule II
DOT Hazardous Materials Table Hazardous materials listed in the Code of Federal Regulations - Title 49 CFR 172.101. From the U.S. Department of Transportation
DrugBank Drug Bank DrugBank is a detailed database on small molecule and biotech drugs. It is supported by several Canadian government and non-profit agencies.
DrugDigest DrugDigest®, now Drug Information by Express Scripts Consumer drug information site with information on drugs, interactions, and drug side effects.
DrugPortal Drug Information Portal Portal to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and other key U.S. Government agencies
Drugs@FDA Drugs@FDA Catalog of FDA approved drug products. It contains most of the drug products approved since 1939.
DSL Domestic Substance List of Canada The DSL list is an inventory of substances manufactured in, imported into or used in Canada on a commercial scale
DSLD Dietary Supplement Label Database Ingredients in selected brands of dietary supplements with health information, fact sheets, research findings and on-going clinical studies
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ECHA European Chemicals Agency European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is a European Union agency carrying out the European Union regulation called Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)
eChemPortal eChemPortal

eChemPortal, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has information on toxicological properties of chemicals.

EINECS European INventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances Lists and defines chemical substances deemed to be on the European Community market between 1 January 1971 and 18 September 1981
ELIN European LIst of Notified Chemical Substances Inventory of all chemical substances notified within the European Community
EMA European Medicines Agency European Medicines Agency (EMA) is a decentralised agency of the European Union (EU). The Agency is responsible for the scientific evaluation, supervision and safety monitoring of medicines developed by pharmaceutical companies for use in the EU.
EMIC Environmental Mutagens Information Center Older references to chemical, biological, and physical agents that have been tested for genotoxic activity. The database is no longer being updated
EPA ACToR Aggregated Computational Toxicology Resource Online warehouse of all publicly available chemical toxicity data and can be used to find all publicly available data about potential chemical risks to human health and the environment
EPA CompTox CompTox Chemical Safety for Sustainability CompTox Dashboard (the iCSS CompTox Dashboard) is a part of a suite of databases and web applications developed by the EPA's Safer Chemicals Research program.
EPA Envirofacts U.S. EPA Envirofacts Master Chemical Integrator Data about chemicals monitored by EPA's major program systems
EPA HPVIS U.S. EPA High Production Volume Information System High Production Volume Challenge Program
EPA PestFact U.S. EPA Fact Sheets on New Active Ingredients Information on new active ingredients registered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Covers Fiscal Year 1997 to the present
EPA PPIS Pesticide Product Information System Information concerning all pesticide products registered in the United States. Searched in ChemIDplus using the National Pesticide Information Retrieval System (NPIRS) search interface
EPA SRS U.S. EPA Substance Registry Services Central system for information about substances that are tracked or regulated by EPA or other sources
EXTOXNET EXTension TOXicology NETwork Collaborative effort of several U.S. universities collecting information about pesticides
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FIFR Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act EPA Pesticide Active Ingredients. Chemicals in this database are searched in ChemIDplus using the National Pesticide Information Retrieval System (NPIRS) search interface
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GENETOX GENE-TOX Genetic Toxicology Data Bank Peer-reviewed mutagenicity test data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) including species, type of assay, test result and more. GENE-TOX covers the years 1991 - 1998. It is no longer updated.
Google Google Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.
GRAS Substances Generally Recognized as Safe Includes substances that will be added to food and are subject to premarket approval by FDA unless use is generally recognized as safe by qualified experts.
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HSDB Hazardous Substances Data Bank Data on human and animal toxicity, safety and handling, and environmental fate for about 5,000 chemicals
Haz-Map Haz-Map Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms
healthfinder.gov healthfinder.gov U.S. government Web site offering easy to understand health information
Household Products Household Products Database Links consumer brands to the health effects listed in Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
HPV High Production Volume Chemicals The Chemicals manufactured in, or imported into, the United States in amounts equal to or greater than one million pounds per year
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IARC IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)coordinates and conducts research on the causes of human cancer
INER Inert Ingredients Permitted in Pesticide Products The EPA's Inert Ingredients Permitted in Pesticide Products (INER) lists inert ingredients permitted for use in pesticide products
IRIS Integrated Risk Information System

Hazard identification and dose-response assessments for over 500 chemicals

ITER International Toxicity Estimates for Risk Risk information for over 600 chemicals from authoritative groups worldwide. It is put together by Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA)
IUCLID International Uniform Chemical Information Database Data extracts from the IUCLID (International Uniform ChemicaL Information Database) on High Production Volume Chemicals reported by European industry
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LactMed LactMed - Drugs and Lactation Database Information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed
LiverTox LiverTox Evidence-based information on drug-induced liver injury
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MA (PDF, 385KB) Massachusetts Substance List The Right to Know Law and the list of substances covered by the law
Maine CHC Maine Chemicals of Concern Maine Chemicals of Concern List
MedlinePlusAll MedlinePlus - all information This search retrieves all MedlinePlus information about a chemical
MedlinePlusDrug MedlinePlus Drugs This search retrieves a MedlinePlus page dedicated to the drug being searched
MEDLINEplusSupp MedlinePlus Supplements This search retrieves a MedlinePlus page dedicated to the supplement being searched
MeSH Medical Subject Heading and Supplementary Concept Records ChemIDplus includes only the chemical names and chemical MeSH headings from this file. This search retrieves information from both MeSH headings and Supplementary Concept Records
MeSH Heading Medical Subject Heading ChemIDplus includes only the chemical names and chemical MeSH headings from this file. This search retrieves MeSH headings only
MI (PDF, 15 KB) Michigan Register of Critical Materials Chemicals that must be reported under Michigan's Annual Wastewater Reporting (AWR) Requirements
MPOL MARPOL 73/78 - International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships MARPOL 73/78 is implemented in the U.S. by the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (PDF, 143KB), under the lead of the U.S. Coast Guard
MTL Master Testing List The EPA's Master Testing List is a component of the Existing and New Chemicals Programs under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
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NIAID ChemDB ChemDB HIV, Opportunistic Infection and Tuberculosis Therapeutics Database Preclinical data on compounds with potential therapeutic action against HIV/AIDS and related opportunistic infections
NIOSH ERSH-DB National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Emergency Response Safety and Health Database The database contains accurate and concise information on high-priority chemical, biological and radiological agents
NIOSH ICSC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health International Chemical Safety Cards International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSCs) are produced by the International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) and summarize essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use by workers and employers
NIOSH Pocket Guide National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards General industrial hygiene information on chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals
NIST WebBook National Institute of Standards and Technology Chemistry WebBook Database of chemical and physical property data
NJ NJ Right to Know Hazardous Substance List The Right to Know Hazardous Substance List (RTKHSL) comes from data reported under the New Jersey Worker and Community Right to Know Act
NJEH New Jersey Extraordinarily Hazardous Substances (EHS)New Jersey Extraordinarily Hazardous Substances (EHS) program protects the public from catastrophic accidents from chemical releases of extraordinarily hazardous substances
NJ-HSFS New Jersey Hazardous Substances Fact Sheets The Hazardous Substances Fact Sheets are prepared for substances on the New Jersey Right to Know Hazardous Substance List
NTP DBS National Toxicology Program Database Search The NTP database contains data from toxicology and carcinogenesis studies plus data from immunotoxicity, developmental toxicity and reproductive toxicity studies
NTPA National Toxicology Program Report on Carcinogens Congressionally mandated, science-based report identifying agents, substances, mixtures, or exposures that may put people in the U.S. at increased risk for cancer
NTPT National Toxicology Program Long-Term Study Reports & Abstracts The studies in the National Toxicology Program NTP Long-Term Study Reports & Abstracts evaluate the toxicologic potential, including carcinogenic activity, of selected chemicals in laboratory animals
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OSHA Chem OSHA Chemical Sampling Information Data on a large number of chemical substances that may be encountered in industrial hygiene investigations
OSHA ChemDB OSHA Occupational Chemical Database Information on physical properties, exposure guidelines, NIOSH Pocket Guide, and emergency response nformation.
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PA Pennsylvania Right to Know Act The Pennsylvania Right to Know Act requires employers and chemical suppliers within Pennsylvania to make available to employees and to the general public the identity of chemicals used in the workplace
PAFA U.S. Food and Drug Administration Priority-based Assessment of Food Additive Database The Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) database contains oral toxicology information on over 2100 of approximately 3300 direct food ingredients used in food in the US. The Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS) list and the Indirect Additive list consist of selected fields of information generated from PAFA.
PEL Occupational Safety and Health Administration Permissible Exposure Limits Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs) for occupational exposure to hazardous substances
PestName Compendium of Pesticide Common Names Provides details of the status of all pesticide common names, together with their systematic chemical names, molecular formulae, structural formulae and CAS Registry Numbers®
Pillbox Pillbox Rapid identification of unknown tablets/capsules using physical features and images
PubChem PubChem Substance Database The PubChem Substance Database contains the chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities
PubMed PubMed PubMed comprises over 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books
PubMed AIDS PubMed - AIDS-related citations Helps with searching for AIDS-related citations
PubMed Cancer PubMed - cancer Helps with searching for citations in all areas of cancer, ranging from clinical care to basic research
PubMed Health PubMed Health PubMed Health specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports
PubMed Central PubMed Central Free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature from the National Institutes of Health
PubMed Toxicology PubMed - toxicology Helps with searching for citations in the area of toxicology
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REL Occupational Safety and Health Administration Recommended Exposure Limits Recommended Exposure Limits (RELs) for hazardous substances or conditions in the workplace. From NIOSH
REMM Radiation Emergency Medical Management Diagnosis and treatment information for radiological events and emergencies
RQ (PDF, 260 KB) Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Reportable Quantities Facilities must report to the U.S. EPA the release of substances defined as hazardous by various sections of CERCLA. These are Reportable Quantities
RTECS Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances RTECS is a compendium of toxicity data extracted from the open scientific literature
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S110 CERCLA Substance Priority List This is a prioritization of substances based on a combination of their frequency, toxicity, and potential for human exposure at National Priorities List (NPL) sites
S302 Extremely Hazardous Substances List from Section 302 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act List of extremely hazardous substances needed for planning for emergencies
SRC BIODEG SRC BIODEG Chemical Search BIODEG is produced by SRC and contains over 5,900 records of actual experimental results on biodegradation studies for approximately 800 chemicals
SRC CHEMFATE SRC CHEMFATE Chemical Search CHEMFATE is produced by SRC. It is a data value file containing 25 categories of environmental fate and physical/chemical property information on commercially important chemical compounds
SRC DATALOG SRC DATALOG Chemical Search DATALOG is produced by SRC. It is a bibliographic file that contains 18 types of environmental fate data, including information about physical properties, environmental degradation, transport processes and monitoring
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TLV Threshold Limit Values Threshold Limit Values (TLVs®) are produced by the ACGIH® as guidelines to assist in the control of health hazards
Tox Town Tox Town Guide to potentially toxic substances and environmental health issues in everyday places
TOXLINE Toxicology Literature OnlineJournal literature covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals
TOXMAP® TOXMAP GIS maps of the United States to help users visually explore data from the EPA's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Superfund programs
TRI Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Annual environmental releases of certain chemicals by U.S. facilities reported to the EPA Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program. Years covered: TRI95, TRI96, TRI97, TRI98, TRI99, TRI2000, TRI2001, TRI2002, TRI2003, TRI2004, TRI2005, TRI2006, TRI2007, TRI2008, and TRI2009, 2010, TRI2011, TRI2012, TRI2013, and TRI2014.
TSCAINV Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory List of each chemical substance manufactured, imported, or processed in the United States
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USA.gov USA.gov USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal
USDA ARS U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Pesticide Properties Database Compendium of chemical and physical properties of over 330 widely used pesticides
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WebWISER Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders on the Web WISER assists first responders in hazardous material incidents
WHMI Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System of Canada Canada's WHMIS provides safety and health information about hazardous workplace materials
Wikipedia Wikipedia Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia