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Chemical Economics Handbook Reports 

An index of reports available from the Chemical Economics Handbook arranged alphabetically by chemical name. The title page, abstract and bibliography of each report are available online for free. The abstracts contain useful information about chemical sales and production.

The Hamner Institutes of Health Sciences 

The Hamner Institutes of Health Sciences is a private, not-for-profit research organization conducting independent research on the effects of chemicals. The purpose of the Hamner Institutes of Health Sciences is to advance industry and public interest in the acquisition, evaluation and dissemination of information on the potential impact of exposure to chemicals and other substances on human health.

EXTOXNET EXtension TOXicology NETwork 

Discussions of toxicological issues of concern (TICs), toxicology newsletters, other resources for toxicology information, toxicology fact sheets, Pesticide Information Profiles (PIPs) and Toxicology Information Briefs (TIBs).


Lactmed, a recent addition to the Toxnet system, is a peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.

National Toxicology Program (NTP) 

Announcements, fact sheets, resources, publications and events are available from the NTP home page.

TERA, Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment 

Non-profit corporation dedicated to the best use of toxicity data for the development of risk values to protect human health. Includes the International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER)  , a database of risk values for chemicals of environmental concern.

Toxicological Profiles 

Access full-text of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Toxicology Profiles for hazardous substances. Both final and draft profiles are available.

Toxicology Tutor 

The National Library of Medicine’s tutorial to toxicology basic principles, toxicokinetics and cellular toxicology.

Toxins and Disease 

The Collaborative on Health and the Environment Toxicant and Disease Database is a searchable database that summarizes links between chemical contaminants and approximately 180 human diseases or conditions.


Toxmap uses interactive mapping software to help users explore the geographic distribution of TRI chemical releases, their amounts, and trends over time. TOXMAP helps users create nationwide or local area maps showing where TRI chemicals are released on-site into the air, water, and ground. Users can search the system by chemical name, chemical name fragment, and/or location (such as city, state, or zip code).

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