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Hazardous substances data bank [electronic resource] : HSDB.

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Language:
English.
Beginning date:
1990
Imprint:
Bethesda, Md. : National Library of Medicine, [199-]-
Format:
  • Database
Title Variation:
HSDB
Also known as: Hazardous substances database (HSDB).
File Characteristics:
Computer data.
Note:
Title from fact sheet (viewed Oct. 21, 1998).
Access:
Available online to registered users.
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.
Format:
Mode of access: Available over the Internet via the World Wide Web via TOXNET.
Contributor:
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Related Work:
TOXNET
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