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    A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas

    Search CCRIS
    Chemical Synonyms Structures and more

    Carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, tumor promotion, and tumor inhibition data provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

    Search ChemIDplus
    Chemical Synonyms, Structures and more

    Provides access to structure and nomenclature authority files used for the identification of chemical substances cited in NLM databases; contains more than 368,000 chemical records

    Search DART
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology

    Covers teratology and other aspects of developmental and reproductive toxicology; contains more than 100,000 references to literature published since 1965

    Search GENE-TOX
    Genetic Toxicology (Mutagenicity)

    Created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and contains test data, resulting from expert peer review of the open scientific literature, on over 3,000 chemicals

    These alignments describe such events as evolution and population variation. The PopSet database contains both nucleotide and protein sequence data.

    Search HSDB
    Hazardous Substances Data Bank

    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.

    Search IRIS
    Integrated Risk Information System

    Contains data in support of human health risk assessment

    It is compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and contains over 500 chemical records.

    Search ITER
    International Toxicity Estimates for Risk

    Database of human health risk values for more than 600 chemicals of environmental concern from several organizations worldwide. ITER is the only database that provides this data in a table format that allows side-by-side comparisons of risk values from different organizations.

    Search TOXLINE
    Toxicology Bibliographic Information

    Provides bibliographic information covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. It contains over 3 million bibliographic citations, most with abstracts and/or indexing terms and CAS Registry Numbers.

    Search TRI
    Toxics Release Inventory

    This series, of 1987-2001 reporting years, contains information on the annual estimated releases of toxic chemicals to the environment and is based upon data collected by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). TRI's data covers air, water, land, and underground injection releases, as well as transfers to waste sites.