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Conduct online searches of numerous chemical databases to obtain information such as: Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), toxicology profiles, chemical health hazards, chemical labeling requirements, Threshold Limit Values (TLVs), government lists of hazardous substances, pesticide information, storage compatibility, chemical safety guides and related materials. Examples of databases: CCRIS, DART, EMIC, EMCI, ETICBACK, GENE-TOX, IRIS, HESIS, HSDB, ISSDS, OPPT, RTECS, SAGE, SOLV-DB, SSDS, TOXNET, TRI.

Chemical Safety » Carcinogens

Environmental and workplace chemicals that are known or suspected carcinogens

International Toxicity Estimates for Risk [14902] ?

Independent risk values are included and compared with those from EPA, ATSDR & Health Canada

NTP Testing Information and Study Results [18047] ?

Abstracts of Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies performed by the National Toxicology Program

Updated Report on Carcinogens [7956] ?

Identifies agents, substances, mixtures, and exposure circumstances that are known or anticipated to cause cancer

Chemical Safety » Chemical Hazards

Chemical safety guidelines, NIOSH Pocket Guide, harmful chemical health hazards

Updated ATSDR Public Health Statements [3] ?

Effects to human health from exposure to a toxic substance as listed by ATSDR

Updated ATSDR ToxFAQs - Hazardous Substances Fact Sheets [2] ?

Answers to frequently asked questions about exposure to hazardous substances

Australia - National Industrial Chemical Notification and Assessment Scheme [1087] ?

Assessments of more than 1,000 chemicals

Chemical Poisoning [7946] ?

Health Effects from Harmful Chemicals

CHEMM - Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management [9257] ?

For first responders and healthcare providers

International Chemical Safety Cards [543] ?

Download international safety card information in multiple languages

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards [2815] ?

Full text of the NPG - information on 677 chemicals or substance groupings

North American Emergency Response Guide [10027] ?

Online transportation incident emergency response guide for dangerous goods in US, Canada, Mexico

Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards [6226] ?

Lists all of the NIOSH Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards

Chemical Safety » Hazcom

Full text of hazard communication programs and resources

Canada: WHMIS [5967] ?

Canada's Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

Chemical Safety » Hazmat

Hazardous waste and spill containment emergency response - hazmat teams

ERICards [16163] ?

CEFIC Emergency Response Intervention Cards database

Chemical Safety » International Chemicals

International chemical safety information

CEFIC Ericard Database [16164] ?

CEFIC Emergency Response Intervention Cards database

Updated European Chemicals Agency [30577] ?

EU chemicals regulations implementation

OECD Directories and Databases for Chemicals and Biosafety [25575] ?

OECD chemical safety databases

Chemical Safety » Labeling Chemicals

Databanks of chemical labels, hazard communication labeling requirements & more

Laboratory Safety Signs and Labels [30171] ?

Samples for proper labeling of chemical storage cabinets, refrigerators and freezers, and signage for work areas

NFPA 704 Chemical Hazard Ratings [35170] ?

An explanation of the standard

NFPA 704 Chemical Hazard Ratings [14327] ?

Explains the ratings

NFPA 704 Ratings for Common Chemicals [9254] ?

Chart provides the NFPA diamond numeric label ratings for each chemical listed

NFPA Label Information Chemical Database [14326] ?

Access tables of chemicals to determine the NFPA symbol code for each chemical listed

Chemical Safety » Lead Safety

Information and resources on lead and lead poisoning

Laboratories Approved for Blood Lead Analysis [4255] ?

Source to locate laboratories that have met OSHA's blood lead analysis requirements

Lead in Consumer Products [7941] ?

Lead testing, lead in toys, lead in candy and more

Lead Paint Facts [17] ?

Information on lead and lead poisoning

Chemical Safety » Lists of Chemicals

Lists of chemicals subject to environmental and safety regulations

Australia - List of Designated Hazardous Substances [6620] ?

Exposure Standards for Atmospheric Contaminants in the Occupational Environment

Updated CA-California Air Toxics [7953] ?

List of substances that pose chronic or acute threats to public health when present in the air

CA-California Proposition 65 Current Chemical List [14051] ?

List of chemicals regulated by the state of California via Prop 65

Updated CA-California Toxic Air Contaminants [7954] ?

Identification of toxic air contaminants not addressed by national ambient air-pollution programs

CA-California: List of Hazardous Substances [7952] ?

CAL/OSHA list of hazardous substances

CAA - Clean Air Act: Hazardous Air Pollutants [7948] ?

CAA's list of hazardous air pollutants with national emission standards

Cal/OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs) [7955] ?

The list of chemicals and their PELs

Updated Completed Exposure Pathways (CEP) List [129] ?

Listing of hazardous chemicals most commonly found at hazardous wastes sites in the USA

EPA - Listed Wastes [pdf] [7950] ?

These lists are organized into three categories: F-list, K-list, P-list and U-list

List of Lists Database [32628] ?

EPA's Consolidated List of Chemicals Subject to EPCRA and Section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act

Lists of Inert Pesticide Ingredients [10442] ?

Database of inert ingredients found in pesticides registered by the EPA

OSHA Occupational Chemical Database [7947] ?

PELs, carcinogens, IDLH, skin designations

OSHA Regulated Substances Medical Tests [26947] ?

Specific medical tests or examinations for OSHA-regulated substances

TRI - Toxic Release Inventory: Chemicals [7951] ?

TRI's list of reportable environmental releases

Chemical Safety » MSDS

Databases of Material Safety Data Sheets

Flinn MSDS [27532] ?

Over 1300 MSDS written specifically for science instructors teaching at middle school, high school or community college

Manufacturer MSDS [66] ?

Links to manufacturer Material Safety Data Sheets

MSDS Search [35176] ?

MSDS database

MSDS Search [6187] ?

Information, databases and reference materials related to Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

MSDS Site Search [29892] ?

A portal for finding MSDS

PSDS for Infectious Agents [5022] ?

Pathogen Safety Data Sheets (PSDS) describe the hazardous properties of a human pathogen and recommendations for work

Right to Know Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets [2316] ?

Material safety data sheets on industrial and agricultural chemicals - alphabetical list

Chemical Safety » Pesticide Safety

Information on controlling the hazards of pesticides

AK-Alaska Pesticide Regulations [16583] ?

Text of the regulations

CA-Calfornia Pesticide Databases [3986] ?

Access to California EPA Dept of Pesticide Regulation databases

Effects of Pesticides on the Human Body [1889] ?

Signs and symptoms of acute exposure for several active ingredients

EPA Pesticide Food and Feed Commodity Vocabulary [24277] ?

Enter a crop name to retrieve the EPA preferred term

EPA Pesticide Product Databases [17427] ?

Pesticide chemical ingredients, product label, company information, registered and cancelled pesticides, etc

EPA Pesticide Tolerances [24276] ?

EPA requirements on the amount of pesticides that may remain in or on food

Lawn Care Without Pesticides [3845] ?

How to reduce or eliminate the need for lawn pesticides

Pesticide Company Information Database Query [16575] ?

Information on pesticide companies

Pesticide Data Index [14287] ?

Pesticide data, which includes more than 68,000 volumes of data containing more than 190,000 studies

Pesticide Data Submitters List (PDSL) [13] ?

All pesticides sold or distributed in the United States must be registered by EPA

Pesticide Ingredients [5048] ?

Information about specific ingredients

Pesticide Manufacturer, Formulator, Producer, and Registrant Company Information [14933] ?

Toll free numbers, addresses, website links to pesticide manufacturers

Pesticide Products Databases [10440] ?

Contains information concerning all pesticide products registered in the United States

Chemical Safety » Reproductive Toxicity

Technical resources related to chemicals and reproductive health

LactMed - Drugs and Lactation Database [12111] ?

A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed

Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity [7957] ?

The toxic effects of a substance on the reproductive ability of an organism and the development of its offspring

Chemical Safety » Storing Chemicals

Guidelines for proper storage of chemicals, compatibility charts, etc.

Chemical Compatability Concerns in Storage [3138] ?

Chart provides examples of chemicals that are incompatible

Updated Chemical Compatibility Chart [pdf] [3828] ?

Listed by chemical group

Chemical Compatibility Database [11905] ?

Ratings of chemical behavior listed in this chart apply at a 48-hr exposure period

Corrosion and Chemical Resistance [pdf] [562] ?

Chart lists the compatibility of materials with many common workplace chemicals

Updated Incompatible Chemicals [2237] ?

List of chemicals in a table

Chemical Safety » TLV Limits

PEL, TLV and STEL exposure limits for air contaminants, MRL, IDLH values, etc.

1988 OSHA PEL Project Documentation: Chemical Listing [9765] ?

Database derived from OSHA comments from the June 19, 1988 Final Rule on Air Contaminants Project

Updated ATSDR Minimum Risk Levels (MRLs) [1018] ?

List of chemicals and their Minimum Risk Levels as determined by ATSDR

Australia - Hazardous Substances Information System [5049] ?

TWA/STEL for hazardous chemicals

Documentation for IDLH Values [487] ?

Documentation for Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Concentrations (IDLHs)

ERPGs [26345] ?

Emergency Response Planning Guidelines (ERPGs) - brief summaries and estimates of tolerable-effect thresholds

Exposure Limits for Air Contaminants [527] ?

Listing of PELs, TLVs and STELs exposure limits for air contaminants - plus, definitions

MN-Minnesota: OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits [pdf] [15503] ?

In 1989, federal OSHA revised its PELs under 1910.1000, which Minnesota OSHA adopted

New Chemical Exposure Limits (NCELs) [6437] ?

NCEL concentrations established by EPA

NIOSH Pocket Guide Appendices [2080] ?

Full text of Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G to NIOSH Pocket Guide

OSHA/EPA Occupational Chemical Database [31344] ?

This database compiles information from several government agencies and organizations

OSHA: Chemical Sampling Information [9531] ?

OSHA TLVs on chemical substances that may be encountered during industrial hygiene investigations

Chemical Safety » Toxicology

Technical resources related to toxicology

Cal/Ecotox Database [813] ?

Exposure factor and toxicity information for California mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians

Databases » Chemical Profiles

Online access to an extensive number of databases on chemicals

Updated ATSDR Toxicological Profile Information Sheets [920] ?

Profiles for hazardous substances found at National Priorities List (NPL) sites

Australia Public Chemical Assessment Reports [244] ?

Assessments of more than 1,000 chemicals by Australia's NOHSC

Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database [5070] ?

Database on chemicals related to biocatalysis and biodegradation

ChemBank [27485] ?

Collection of data about small molecules and resources for studying their properties, especially effects on biology

ChemExper Chemical Directory [14325] ?

Find a chemical by its molecular formula, IUPAC name, common name, CAS number, catalog number, subst

Chemical and Drug Information [13550] ?

Database of thousands of chemicals, synonyms, structures, regulatory list information

Chemical Hazard Data & Environmental Data [117] ?

Look up a CAS number, caution statement, or fire diamond for workplace chemicals

Chemical Safety Databases [23330] ?

A series of NIOSH chemical databases

ChemIDplus Fact Sheet [14559] ?

Access to structure and nomenclature authority files used for the identification of chemical substances

CHEMM - Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management [9764] ?

Chemical identification, patient care guidelines, etc

ChemSpider Database [28853] ?

Search engine for full text chemistry literature on the internet

ChemSpider SyntheticPages [27487] ?

An interactive database of synthetic chemistr

DART (Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology) [9252] ?

Database on biological, chemical, and physical agents that may cause birth defects

Emergency Response Safety and Health Database [34747] ?

Information on high-priority chemical, biological and radiological agents - emergency response guidance

eMolecules [28377] ?

Access to millions of public domain chemical structures and information about them

EPA Antimicrobial Chemical/Registration Number Indexes [17259] ?

Lists A through M are EPA’s registered antimicrobial products

EPA CAMEO Chemicals [25902] ?

Database of thousands of hazardous materials

ERICards [16165] ?

Emergency response instructions for drivers of Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road in Europe

Updated European Chemicals [27490] ?

Information on chemicals manufactured and imported in Europe

HESIS Fact Sheets [4184] ?

State of California Hazard Evaluation and Information Service fact sheets about chemical hazards

HESIS Hazard Alerts [4185] ?

State of California Hazard Evaluation and Information Service alerts about new chemical hazards

HIV/AIDS [9250] ?

Information on AIDS drugs and more

HSDB (Hazardous Substances Data Bank) [9255] ?

Database of the toxicity and biomedical effects of chemicals

International Chemical Safety Cards [2558] ?

Database with alphabetical listing of hazardous chemicals with safety card information

IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System) [9249] ?

Database contains chemical-specific EPA health risk and regulatory information on toxic chemicals

Updated IUPAC Color Books [27481] ?

Gold, blue, green, purple, orange, white and red books - nomenclature

Updated IUPAC-NIST Solubility Database [27486] ?

A database containing solubilities originally published in the IUPAC

NIST Atomic Spectra Database [12630] ?

Spectroscopic data may be selected and displayed according to wavelengths or energy levels

NIST Ceramics WebBook [12628] ?

Database provides information on properties and characteristics of advanced ceramic materials

NIST Chemistry WebBook [12627] ?

Database provides thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data compiled by NIST

Updated NIST Online Databases [12635] ?

Provides access to NIST scientific and technical data that are available over the internet

NIST Physical Reference Data [12636] ?

NIST data sets

NIST Standard Reference Data [12633] ?

Databases cover a broad range of substances and properties from many different scientific disciplines

NIST Thermodynamics of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions Database [12629] ?

Contains thermodynamic data on enzyme-catalyzed reactions

PDB: Protein Data Bank [12640] ?

An international repository for macromolecular structure data

Pesticide Residue Limits on Food [12302] ?

Database of pesticide tolerance limits

Updated PubChem [27488] ?

Information on the biological activities of small molecules

RADEN Data Bank [27479] ?

Data bank on RADiative and ENergy parameters for diatomic molecule

Reciprical Net [27480] ?

A distributed database used by research crystallographers to store information about molecular structures

Right to Know Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets [6626] ?

Fact Sheets are prepared for substances on the New Jersey Right to Know Hazardous Substance List

Solvent Substitution for Surface Cleaning [1040] ?

Find products based on safety and environmental criteria

TOXLINE Fact Sheet [16961] ?

Bibliographic info on the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological & toxicology of chemicals

TOXNET [4317] ?

Access to TOXNET: databases of toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas

TRI (Toxic Release Inventory) [9251] ?

Database of annual estimated releases of toxic chemicals to the environment

WebReactions - Organic Reaction Retrieval System [27482] ?

The retrieval of reactions from a large database in which reactions are indexed by the bond changes which occur

Databases » Dictionaries

Glossaries and dictionaries (all in English)

Glossary of Applied Terminology for the Pharmaceutical Industry [36098] ?

A compilation of abbreviations, acronyms, and terminology

Databases » Environmental

Over 40 EPA environmental databases

EPA Substance Registry System [26950] ?

Information on substances and how they are represented in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations

Updated Health Effects Notebook for Hazardous Air Pollutants [10445] ?

Effects on human health of substances defined as hazardous by the 1990 amendments of CAA

Scientific Databases [26948] ?

A series of databases

Environmental Health » Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as fracking

CA-California Fracking Law [40595] ?

Legal issues related to hydraulic fracturing in the State of California

Demystifying Fracking for Insurers [40614] ?

How insurers can tap into this next phase of U.S. energy growth

Examining the Link Between Fracking, Earthquakes [40607] ?

The link between some part of the hydraulic fracturing process and earthquakes is becoming more than anecdotal

FracFocus Chemical Disclosure Registry [40593] ?

Search for nearby well sites that have been hydraulically fractured to see what chemicals were used in the process

Fracking - Emerging Issues [pdf] [40617] ?

Emerging issues in insurance for fracking and application of the EPLE endorsement

Fracking - Homeowners Insurance [40613] ?

What – if any – coverage does homeowners insurance offer that would cover fracking claims?

Fracking - Insurance Issues [pdf] [40603] ?

An overview of the technical and geographical issues related to shale oil and gas reserves and the fracking process

Fracking - State Regulations [40598] ?

States have regulated hydraulic fracturing since its introduction

Fracking and Earthquakes [40612] ?

6 states have especially high hazards for quakes caused by human activity

Fracking and Insurance Coverage [40604] ?

Insurance companies have had to adapt insurance policies

Fracking and Insurance Risk [40609] ?

Risks and risk allocation in high-volume hydraulic fracturing for shale gas

Fracking Insurance Claims [40605] ?

Coverage Issues From Fracking Claims

Fracking News - Insurance Industry [40596] ?

News stories related to fracking of interest to the insurance industry

Fracking, Earthquakes and Insurance [40610] ?

Increase of earthquakes in certain parts of the USA is potentially attributable to fracking-related activities

FracMapper [40597] ?

Maps of impacts from oil and gas pipeline incidents, US shale viewer, map of those claiming harm from fracking, etc

FracTracker [40599] ?

Provide maps, data and analyses to communicate impacts of the global oil and gas industry

Hydraulic Fracking - A Policymaker's Guide [pdf] [40600] ?

For state policy makers

Hydraulic Fracturing - Policy Issues [40616] ?

American Petroleum Institute papers

Injection-Induced Earthquakes [40608] ?

USGS reports on the subject

Insurance Coverage for Fracking Claims [40618] ?

Consider the following best practices for companies involved in fracking projects facing alleged liabilities

Insurance Implications of Hydraulic Fracturing [pdf] [40615] ?

Insurance coverage options

Man-Made Earthquakes [40606] ?

Scientists see increase in seismicity coinciding with injection of wastewater in deep disposal wells at some locations

Mortgage Problems from Fracking [40611] ?

A Gas Lease Can Prevent You From Selling Your Property

US EPA - Hydraulic Fracturing [40594] ?

Results of EPA studies

Environmental Health » RMP

EPA requirements for Risk Management Plan (RMP)

EPA Extremely Hazardous Substance (EHS) [10233] ?

The texts of final rules on this subject

Environmental Health » TRI

EPA Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) forms, reports, data

TRI - Industry [15681] ?

Determining if Your Facility's Six-Digit Primary NAICS Code is Covered by the TRI Program

Laboratory Safety » Lab Safety Manuals

Sample laboratory safety manuals including CHP, biosafety, SOPs

Laboratory Safety Manual [18837] ?

Laboratory safety manual in use at a major university

Occupational Medicine » First Aid

Full text of first aid manuals and handouts

Pesticide Poisoning Handbook [23301] ?

Covers thousands of pesticide products

Occupational Medicine » Occupational Health

Large number of reference materials on occupational medicine

Haz-Map [14101] ?

Relational Database of 48 Diseases Caused by Workplace Chemical and Biological Agents

Specific Medical Tests for OSHA Regulated Substances [12953] ?

Database lists the specific medical tests published in the literature for OSHA regulated substances

PPE Programs » Glove Safety

Glove selection guides

Updated NIOSH Recommendations for Chemical Protective Clothing Database [14337] ?

Provides CPC recommendations for the chemicals listed in the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

PPE Programs » Respirator Safety

Respirator-related materials such as APF, CBRN respirator standards, change-out,

NIOSH Certified Equipment List [15603] ?

A database of all certified respirators and coal mine dust personal sampler units

Radiation Safety » Environmental Radiation

Radioactive waste management and environmental concerns

IAEA Publications [3471] ?

Scientific, technical and regulatory information resources related to nuclear energy

Radiation Safety » Workplace Radiation

Radiation control programs, technical manuals, tutorials and more

Star Codes [3269] ?

Stopping-Power and Range Tables for Electrons, Protons & Helium Ions

Recreation Safety » Art Safety

Health and safety for art classes, theaters, schools, and entertainment industry

Updated ACMI Certified Product List [36034] ?

A database of the Art & Creative Materials Institute's approved products

Respiratory Safety » Indoor Air Quality

IAQ guides, checklists, fact sheets, sick building syndrome & more

Greenguard Registry of Healthy Indoor Materials [9689] ?

Database of products shown to be low emitters of pollutants

Respiratory Safety » OSHA Air Toxics

OSHA technical resources on chemicals used in the workplace

OSHA Occupational Chemical Database [11930] ?

Physical properties, exposure guidelines, NIOSH pocket guide, DOT emergency response guide

Respiratory Safety » OSHA Sampling

OSHA sampling techniques, guidelines, and resources

Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program [1764] ?

Lists of laboratories currently recognized by OSHA as nationally recognized testing labs

OSHA Chemical Sampling [915] ?

OSHA Occupational Chemical Database

Respiratory Safety » Sampling

Technical guides on industrial hygiene air & noise sampling, monitoring, etc

Guide to HSE Air Sampling Standards [6122] ?

Guide to HSE (Health and Safety Executive) UK Air Sampling Standards

Terrorism » Bioterrorism

Chemical and biological weapons, bioterrorism

Biotoxin Database [34748] ?

Agent characteristics, PPE, emergency response, clinical effects, decontamination, first aid, placarding, etc

US OSHA » OSHA Medical

OSHA technical resources related to medicine

OSHA Occupational Database [4875] ?

Health guidelines for hundreds of chemicals






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