search via National Library of Medicine's PubMed search engine
for searching the MEDLINE database
search via Toxnet
national information system that provides a single point of access to data
extracted from seven major EPA databases
InfoBase cooperative effort of 5 landgrant universities to provided
reliable scientific information on pesticides
Database access Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database
- HazMap:Information on Hazardous Chemicals and Occupational Diseases from National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services
Datasheets Cornell University
search full-text databases--e.g. Hazardous Substance Databank, RTECS,
and Online Newsletters
searching the MEDLINE database for Environmental/Occupational Information
Subheadings used in MEDLINE:
for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Centers for Disease
Control (hint--scroll down this site to see all links)
Environmental Health and Toxicology , Specialized Information
Services, National Library of Medicine. Provides online tutorials, links
to databases, chemical information, organizations and agencies
Health Policy Committee
Links to other agencies
and organizations is useful
Protection Agency (EPA)
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) National Institutes
Toxicology Program, NIEHS.
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Dept. of Labor
of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Dept. of Energy
- Pesticide National Synthesis Project. U. S. Geological Survey's National Water Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA)
- USDA Economic Research Service links re harmony between agriculture and the environment
Used with drugs, chemicals, or biological agents in accepted
dosage - or with physical agents or manufactured products in normal usage
-- when intended for diagnostic, therapeutic, prophylactic, or anesthetic
purposes. It is used also for adverse effects or complications of diagnostic,
therapeutic, prophylactic, anesthetic, surgical, or other procedures, but
excludes contraindications for which "contraindications" is used.
Used with drugs, chemicals, and industrial materials for human or animal
poisoning, acute or chronic, whether the poisoning is accidental, occupational,
suicidal, by medication error, or by environmental exposure.
Used with drugs and chemicals for experimental human and animal studies
of their ill effects. It includes studies to determine the margin of safety
or the reactions accompanying administration at various dose levels. It
is used also for experimental studies of exposure to environmental agents.
Used for diseases, syndromes, congenital abnormalities, or symptoms
caused by chemical compounds in man or animals.
Used with organs, regions, tissues, or organisms and physiological
and psychological processes for the effects of drugs and chemicals.
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