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Environmental Health, Toxicology and Chemical Database Descriptions

Find reliable information on environmental health, toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and toxic releases. This table provides the name and a description of each resource. A guide to selecting the right one for your needs is also available.

Database
Fact Sheet
Description
Sample Records/Searches
Searchable bibliography on alternatives to the use of live vertebrates in biomedical research and testing
Chemical records with carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, tumor promotion, and tumor inhibition test results
Results of chronic, long-term animal cancer tests on chemicals
Provides access to the structure and nomenclature authority files used for the identification of chemical substances cited in National Library of Medicine (NLM) databases
Access to scientific data describing relationships between chemicals, genes and human diseases
Bibliographic database that covers teratology and other aspects of developmental and reproductive toxicology
Database of information on the ingredients in common brands of dietary supplements sold in the U.S
Information on drugs from entry into clinical trials through entry in the market place
Peer-reviewed genetic toxicology (mutagenicity) test data from the Environmental Protection Agency
A database of information on the health effects of exposure to chemicals and biologicals at work and home
Potential health effects of chemicals in common household products
Broad scope in human and animal toxicity, safety and handling, environmental fate, and more; scientifically peer-reviewed
Focuses on the human health effects that may result from exposure to various substances with data on hazard identification and dose-response assessments for chemicals
Provides a comparison of international risk assessment information for chemicals in a side-by-side format and explains differences in risk values derived by different organizations
A database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed; includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant
Information on liver injury caused by prescription and nonprescription drugs, herbals and dietary supplements, including clinical information on the diagnosis and management of drug induced liver injury and a registry of clinical case reports
Journal literature covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals
Geographic Information System (GIS) that uses maps of the United States to help users visually explore data from the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Superfund programs
Detailed information on chemicals and chemical categories which U.S. industrial and federal facilities manage through disposal or other releases, recycling, energy recovery, or treatment