Chemical Safety & Health

Date Added Resource Source
Jul 2012

Substitution Support Portal: Moving towards safer alternatives

Here you can find information to support your search for safer alternatives.

May 2008

NOAA's Chemical Reactivity Worksheet

The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet, provided by the National Ocean Service Office of Response and Restoration, is a free program you can use to find out about the reactivity of substances or mixtures of substances (reactivity is the tendency of substances to undergo chemical change).

Nov 2007

Merck Manuals

Online access to the Merck Manuals including, The Merck Index, The Merck Manual of Health and Aging, The Merck Manual - Home Edition and more as provided by Merck.

Emergency Response
May 2008

NOAA's Chemical Reactivity Worksheet

The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet, provided by the National Ocean Service Office of Response and Restoration, is a free program you can use to find out about the reactivity of substances or mixtures of substances (reactivity is the tendency of substances to undergo chemical change).

Apr 2007

CAMEO Chemicals: An online database of hazardous materials

CAMEO Chemicals is a tool designed for first responders and emergency planners who are involved in hazardous materials incident response and planning. CAMEO Chemicals is an online library of more than 6,000 data sheets containing response-related information and recommendations for hazardous materials that are commonly transported, used, and/or stored in the United States.

Oct 2012

Children's Safe Product Act Reports

Ecology's Reducing Toxic Threats Initiative is based on the principle that preventing exposures to toxics is the smartest, cheapest and healthiest way to protect people and the environment. Washington Department of Ecology provides this database

(Washington State Department of Ecology)
Apr 2011

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

The evidence-based resources on National Institutes of Health provided website, such as research results and clinical practice guidelines, will help prepare you to discuss CAM approaches with your patients. T

Dec 2008

Chemicals at Work

The UK Health and Safety Executive provides this new chemical portal site for information about health and safety in the manufacturing, storage, supply, carriage and use of chemicals in the workplace.

Jul 2007

International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC)

Search for chemical safety cards by chemical name, four-digit ICSC number or CAS number on this site provided by the International Labour Organization.

Jun 2007

OSHA Occupational Chemical Database

Welcome to the OSHA Occupational Chemical Database. Available database reports include: "Physical Properties," "Exposure Guidelines," "NIOSH Pocket Guide," and "Emergency Response Information," including the DOT Emergency Response Guide. In addition, an all-in-one report, "Full Report," is available.

Apr 2005

IPCS INCHEM Chemical Safety Information from Intergovernmental Organizations

International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) INCHEM is a means of rapid access to internationally peer reviewed information on chemicals commonly used throughout the world, which may also occur as contaminants in the environment and food. It consolidates information from a number of intergovernmental organizations whose goal it is to assist in the sound management of chemicals.

Dec 2002 is the premier online resource portal for medical and biotechnology professionals. The portal provides access to journals and organizations; valuable information through directories, targeted search engines & specialized databases; and more.

Toxicology & Risk
Mar 2010

Health & Environmental Research Online (HERO)

HERO contains the key studies EPA uses to develop environmental risk assessments for the public. EPA uses risk assessments to characterize the nature and magnitude of health risks to humans and the ecosystem from pollutants and chemicals in the environment. You can browse through the bibliographic references in HERO by topic or assessment, or search for articles by author, title, etc.

Mar 2010

Toxipedia's Toxic Chemicals in Household Products

This Toxipedia section provides links to information on toxic chemicals in various types of household products and on how to choose safer alternatives.

Sep 2009

WLT - World Library of Toxicology

The World Library of Toxicology, Chemical Safety, and Environmental Health is a free global Web portal that provides the scientific community and public with links to major government agencies, non-governmental organizations, universities, professional societies, and other groups addressing issues related to toxicology, public health, and environmental health.

Oct 2008

Chemicals Policy Initiative: US State Level Chemicals Policy Database

This database, provided by Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at University of Massachusetts Lowell, can be searched by state, region, status (e.g., enacted, proposed, and failed), policy category (e.g., pollution prevention, single chemical restriction, etc.), chemical, and product type (e.g. children's products, cleaning products, etc.).

Nov 2007

Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep Cosmetic Safety Database

Skin Deep pairs ingredients in nearly 25,000 products against 50 definitive toxicity and regulatory databases, making it the largest integrated dta resource of its kind.

Nov 2007

Institute for Children's Environmental Health Database

The Institute for Children's Environmental Health recently launched a searchable database of resources on environmental health for various audiences. The database is designed so that users can select not only the medium (books, journals, videos, etc.), the environmental and toxics issues, and the health issues of interest, but also the target audience.

Apr 2007

Toxic Substances Portal

With one click, access the best science, the latest research, and the most important information about toxic substances provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry.The Toxic Substances Portal launched April 13, 2007 with information about 20 chemicals. Check back regularly as we enhance the portal with additional substances in groups of 20.

Jun 2006

CHE Toxicant and Disease Database

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

Dec 2002

International Toxicity Estimates for Risk

ITER is a free Internet database of human health risk values for over 500 chemicals of environmental concern from several organizations worldwide. ITER is the only database that provides this data in a table format that allows side-by-side comparisons of risk values from different organizations...