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Especially for Toxicologists

TOXNET - Databases on hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases

  • ChemIDplus - Chemical Identification Plus
    Dictionary of chemical names, synonyms, and structures. Links to related NLM databases and other resources
  • CTD - Comparative Toxicogenomics Database
    Data describing the relationship between chemicals, genes and human diseases
  • DART - Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology Database
    References to teratology, developmental and reproductive toxicology literature
  • GENE-TOX - Genetic Toxicology Data Bank
    Peer-reviewed genetic toxicology test data
  • Haz-Map
    Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases. For professionals and consumers.
  • Household Products Database
    Safety and health information for products used in and around the home
  • HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank
    Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicological data and other information on chemicals
  • IRIS - Integrated Risk Information System
    Hazard identification and dose-response assessments
  • ITER - International Toxicity Estimates for Risk Assessment
    Human risk values and cancer classifications for chemicals from multiple organizations worldwide
  • LactMed - Drugs and Lactation Database
    Includes maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on infants, and alternate drugs to consider
  • TOXLINE - TOXicology Literature OnLINE
    References from the toxicology literature, including MEDLINE/PubMed and meeting abstracts

ALTBIB- Alternatives to Animal Testing

Extensive resources for alternatives to the use of live vertebrates in biomedical research and testing

Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM)

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

Drug Informational Portal

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

Enviro-Health Links - Laboratory Safety

Links to information for clinical, academic and school laboratories, including resources for handling chemical, biological and nanotechnology safely. Also has preformulated TOXNET and PubMed searches

IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used In Toxicology, 2nd Edition

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) definitions and explanatory notes for terms frequently used in the field of toxicology


Information on liver injury caused by drugs, herbals and dietary supplements, including diagnosis, management and a registry of clinical case reports

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)

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


Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources


Basic toxicology principles written at the introductory college student level

Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER)

System to assist first responders and first receivers in hazardous material incidents