The first place to start for summary information about the toxicology of specific compounds. Includes several databases such as Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) and Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) and the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI).
Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)
HSDB is the best resource for summary data on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals.
The first place to start search for journal articles and primary literature on toxicology. Biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals can be found. More Info
Searchable access to millions of citations to chemistry literature and substance registry records. You must register for an individual user i.d. before using this product. More Info
EMBASE via Elsevier
is a comprehensive bibliographic database to literature in the disciplines related to human medicine, excelling in covering drug research, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and toxicology literature. More Info
Databases & Other Web ResourcesAgency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
A CDC website that provides health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances. Includes Toxicological Profiles.
A searchable database of thousands of chemical substances. More Info
Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
An Environmental Protection Agency database that supports human health risk assessment. More Info
International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER)
A database of international agencies' risk assessment information.
MEDLINEplus Toxicology Guides
Contains easy-to-understand topical guides on poisoning, toxicology, and environmental health. Topics include asbestos, biodefense and bioterrorism, anthrax, indoor air pollution, ozone, lead poisoning, and pesticides.
National Center for Toxicological Research
This official web site of the Food and Drug Administration provides a wealth of information of toxicology issues related to food supply and pharmaceuticals.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NIOSH provides information on workplace hazards and chemical safety.
Toxics Release Inventory
Provides annual estimated releases of toxic chemicals to the environment and is based upon data compiled by the EPA. More Info
E-journals CollectionsScienceDirect - (Elsevier)
A collection of scientific and medical journals that provides access to several influential toxicology journals including several of the Mutation Research journals. More Info
Encyclopedias, Directories, HandbooksComprehensive Toxicology
The toxic effects of chemical and physical agents on particular organ systems are reviewed in this resource.
Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens
Provides information on the most heavily used, transported and regulated chemical substances of occupational and environmental concern.