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actor.epa.gov
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
ACToR (Aggregated Computational Toxicology Resource) is EPA's 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. ACToR aggregates data from over 1000 public sources on over 500,000 environmental chemicals searchable by chemical name, other identifiers and by chemical structure. The data warehouse: Allows users to search and query data from other EPA chemical toxicity databases including: ToxRefDB (30 years and $2 billion worth of animal toxicity studies); ToxCastDB (data from screening 1,000 chemicals in over 500 high-throughput assays); ExpoCastDB (consolidate and link human exposure and exposure factor data for chemical prioritization); DSSTox (provides high quality chemical structures and annotations). Includes chemical structure, physico-chemical values, in vitro assay data and in vivo toxicology data. Includes, but not limited to, high and medium production volume industrial chemicals, pesticides (active and inert ingredients), and potential ground and drinking water contaminants.
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search.proquest.com
Subjects:
Biology; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
Bacteriology Abstracts indexes journal articles in bacteriology. Over 400 journals are monitored for inclusion in this database, and years of coverage are 1982 to the present. With topics ranging from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals, the database provides access to clinical findings as well as pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics. Major areas of coverage include: aggressins and toxins, animal bacteriology, antibacterial agents, cell structure and function, ecology and distribution, genetics and evolution, immunology, microbial symbiosis, plasmids, and bacterial taxonomy.
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cameochemicals.noaa.gov
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
Search to find response information for thousands of hazardous materials, including fire and explosion hazards, health hazards, firefighting techniques, cleanup procedures, protective clothing, and chemical properties. Use "My Chemicals" to build a list of chemicals. For example, substances involved in an incident response (such as a train derailment) or chemicals stored in your community. Explore reactivity, see what hazards might occur if chemicals in your MyChemicals collection are mixed together. CAMEO Chemicals is a tool designed for people who are involved in hazardous material incident response and planning. This tool is part of the CAMEO software suite, and it is available as a website, mobile website, and as a downloadable version that you can run on your own computer. CAMEO Chemicals contains: A library with thousands of datasheets containing response-related information and recommendations for hazardous materials that are commonly transported, used, or stored in the United States. A reactivity prediction tool, which you can use to predict potential reactive hazards between chemicals. CAMEO Chemicals was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Response and Restoration in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Coast Guard's Research and Development Center."-- (source: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/help/cameo_chemicals_help.htm)
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ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca + 8 more sources
Subjects:
Environmental Studies; Medicine; Engineering; Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
Presents a collection of databases related to occupational health and safety. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provide physical and safety data on chemicals manufactured or sold in North America. CHEMINFO provides safety information for important workplace chemicals. CHEMpendium compiles chemical hazard information from a variety of sources. Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains citations to the literature for thousands of chemical substances. OSH References is an index to journal articles and other literature related to occupational health and safety. Canadian enviroOSH indexes Canadian national, provincial, and territorial environmental and occupational safety legislation and standards. Several additional free resources are available through the CCOHS Web Information Service.
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www.stanford.edu
Subjects:
Engineering; Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety; Biology
Summary:
Chemgold III is a complete OHS management tool, enabling the user to manage local and vendor SDSs, create manifests, perform risk assessments, and includes regulatory data, environment modelling and animal and eco-toxicity. Includes Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), documents which provide chemical and safety information about hazardous substances. All chemical manufacturers and importers are required to develop an MSDS for each chemical they produce or import. Because MSDSs are prepared by a variety of manufacturers and importers, the information in each document may vary in both form and content.
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www.rsc.org
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
Covers health and safety issues for all sectors of the chemical industries. The scientific and trade literature are scanned for information on safety and health hazards surrounding chemicals encountered in the chemical and related industries, with over 250 items published online every month. Coverage includes: health and safety; chemical and biological hazards; disposal, storage and transportation; industrial hazards; waste management; plant safety and best practice; legislation; emergency planning; and protective equipment. Searchable by chemical name or bibliographic data.
Title:
Chemical hazards in industry (Online)
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www.rsc.org + 8 more sources
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety; Biology; Environmental Studies; Medicine
Summary:
This new edition of The Dictionary and Substances and their Effects (DOSE) supersedes the renowned 1st edition, and offers the benefit of free sitewide access to the DOSE searchable web database. The 1st edition has been completely revised, updated and extended with all the latest significant data on the chemicals known to have adverse effects on lifeforms or the environment. The new edition is a must for all those who need easy access to a single source of the latest essential and fully referenced data on chemicals which are known to have significant toxic or environmental effects. The web database is ideal for targeted searches and customised data retrieval. The 2nd edition of DOSE includes new toxicity, environmental and regulatory data from the world's literature, presented in concise summaries. These new data are essential for the accurate assessment of the risks associated with the use and disposal of chemicals. Data on over 100 chemicals new to this edition have been added, including endocrine disruptors, food carcinogens, pesticides and compounds studied by IARC and NTP. All of the 4000 chemicals contained in the 1st edition have been reviewed. New and updated information for these chemicals includes: * occupational exposure limits for 6 countries * recent toxicity and ecotoxicity data * results of new carcinogenicity, mutagenicity and environmental fate studies * the latest regulatory requirements DOSE 2nd edition comprises 7 hardcover volumes covering over 4000 chemicals alphabetically, and includes indexes of substance names and synonyms, molecular formulae, and CAS Registry Numbers; glossaries of medical terms and Latin to English organism names; an abbreviations listing and a comprehensive guide to the types of data and their origin. Free sitewide access to the DOSE web database is included in the purchase price. In addition to the RSC print/web database package, DOSE is available via Knovel's Engineering and Scientific Online Reference, located at www.knovel.com.
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Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Safety Collection (non-circulating) » RA1193 .D53 1999 ... in-library use only
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cfpub.epa.gov
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Biology; Environmental Studies; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
The ECOTOXicology database (ECOTOX) is a source for locating single chemical toxicity data for aquatic life, terrestrial plants and wildlife. ECOTOX was created and is maintained by the U.S.EPA, Office of Research and Development, and the National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory's Mid-Continent Ecology Division.
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epamap14.epa.gov
Subjects:
Geography; Earth Sciences; Environmental Studies; Statistical and Numeric Data; Medicine; Agriculture, Forestry, and Wildlife; Toxicology and Chemical Safety; Government Information: United States; Government Information: State and Local
Summary:
Mapping tool that allows users to create maps and generate detailed reports based on the geographic areas and data sets they choose. EJView includes data from multiple factors that may affect human and environmental health within a community or region, including, demographic, health, environmental, facility-level data.
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www.srcinc.com
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Biology; Medicine; Environmental Studies; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
The EFDB aids in identifying persistent chemical classes, as well as physical or chemical properties that may correlate to particular behavior in the environment. The EFDB is comprised of several interrelated files, including DATALOG, CHEMFATE, BIOLOG, and BIODEG. These databases share a CAS# file containing over 20,000 chemicals with a preferred name and formula, and a bibliographic file containing full references on over 36,000 articles cited. They are under constant expansion, and may be accessed on the EFDB webpage. Quarterly, snapshots of the databases are made available in a Microsoft Windows version and on this web site.
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search.proquest.com
Subjects:
Environmental Studies; Earth Sciences; Biology; Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
This multidisciplinary database, provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 1500 scientific journals and thousands of other sources including conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. Individual subfiles are also searchable separately. Major areas of coverage include: aquatic pollution, bacteriology, ecology, energy resources, environmental biotechnology, environmental engineering, environmental impact statements, hazardous waste, industrial hygiene, microbiology, risk assessment
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bibpurl.oclc.org + 1 more source
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Government Information: United States; Environmental Studies; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
Database of properties regulated by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control where extensive investigation and/or cleanup actions are planned, or have been completed at permitted facilities and clean up sites. Searchable by city, county and zip code. Also allows searches by program, mandated reports, legislative district, land use restrictions, permitted facilities, commercial offsite hazardous waste facilities, community involvement, and other variables. Search results then link to reports and maps.
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ccinfoweb.cchst.ca
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety; Biology
Summary:
The FTSS Recherche database, provided by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), contains French language material safety data sheets for chemical substances manufactured or distributed in North America. The English language database, MSDS, also provided by CCOHS, contains a larger collection of material safety data sheets.
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toxnet.nlm.nih.gov
Subjects:
Medicine; Engineering; Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
HSDB is a toxicology data file on the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®). It focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas. All data are referenced and derived from a core set of books, government documents, technical reports and selected primary journal literature. HSDB is peer-reviewed by the Scientific Review Panel (SRP), a committee of experts in the major subject areas within the data bank's scope. HSDB is organized into individual chemical records, and contains over 5000 such records. Users can search by chemical or other name, chemical name fragment, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (RN), and/or subject terms.
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hazmap.nlm.nih.gov
Subjects:
Medicine; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
An occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the health effects of exposure to chemicals and biologicals at work. Haz-Map links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms. Chemicals and biological agents in Haz-Map are linked to industrial processes and other activities such as hobbies. Occupational diseases and their symptoms are associated with hazardous job tasks and possible exposure to hazardous agents. Information from textbooks, journal articles, and electronic databases such as NLM's Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB®) is classified and summarized to create the database. Some of Haz-Map's features include: text search capability, browsing by jobs, diseases, or agents, searching hazardous agents by adverse effects, searching diseases by jobs and findings, and automated searches of TOXNET. Definitions of technical terms are available by selecting hyperlinks to the glossary.
Author/Creator:
Brown, Jay A. (Occupational medicine specialist)
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hero.epa.gov
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Environmental Studies; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
The Health and Environmental Research Online (HERO) database provides an easy way to view the scientific literature behind EPA science assessments. The database includes more than 300,000 scientific articles from the peer-reviewed literature used by EPA to develop its Integrated Science Assessments (ISA) that feed into the NAAQS review. It also includes references and data from the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), a database that supports critical agency policymaking for chemical regulation. Risk assessments characterize the nature and magnitude of health risks to humans and the ecosystem from pollutants and chemicals in the environment. New studies are continuously added so scientists can keep abreast of new research. References are then sorted, classified and made available through HERO.
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search.proquest.com
Subjects:
Medicine; Economics and Business; Biology; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
Provides a survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Cited studies are geared to help individuals identify, evaluate, and eliminate or control risks and hazards across the spectrum of environmental and occupational situations. The database provides perspectives on topics of widespread concern such as aviation and aerospace safety, environmental safety, nuclear safety, medical safety occupational safety, and ergonomics. Health and safety related aspects of pollution, waste disposal, radiation, pesticides, epidemics, and other phenomena having the potential to threaten the public, the environment, or the workplace itself are indexed here. The database indexes government reports as well as journal articles, conference proceedings, books, and other publications.
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hpd.nlm.nih.gov + 2 more sources
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
"The Household Products Database 'links over 4,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by the manufacturers.' A consumer or scientist can search or browse by product name, chemical, or MSDS. Household products included are those usually found under the kitchen and bathroom sinks such as Comet Cleanser with Chlorinol and SOS Steel Wool Pads. A search of the Comet brand name retrieves all products containing that brand name. Records for each product contain a physical description of the product, its purpose, the manufacturer with address and telephone numbers, health effects, safe handling and disposal information, and ingredients from the product's label and/or Material Safety Data Sheets. One especially nice feature is the ability to highlight a word or phrase on the product information page and generate an automatic search of TOXNET (http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/) simply by clicking on the button provided. This is a valuable resource for both consumers and scientists who need to quickly find contents, health effects, or safe handling instructions for common household products"--Reviewed Mar. 20, 2004, "Best Free Reference Web Sites 2004, " RUSA Quarterly, Fall 2004. Comp. by the MARS Best Free Websites Committee, RUSA, ALA.
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search.proquest.com
Subjects:
Biology; Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
Indexes journal articles that report significant findings and practical applications in agricultural, food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Over 360 journals are indexed and the database indexes literature published from 1982 to the present. Specific topics include antibiotic and antimicrobial agents; contamination; ripening and fermentation processes for foods, wines and beer; soil microbiology; plant diseases; biodegradation; and isolation and identification of microorganisms.
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www.cdc.gov
Subjects:
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Toxicology and Chemical Safety
Summary:
"The ICSCs project is an undertaking of the International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS). The project is being developed in the context of the cooperation between the IPCS and the Commission of the European Communities. The IPCS is a joint activity of three cooperating International Organizations: namely the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Labour Office (ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The main objective of the IPCS is to carry out and disseminate evaluations of the hazards posed by chemicals to human health and the environment."--Descriptive note.
Corporate Author:
International Program on Chemical Safety.

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