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EDF Chemical Scorecard - Toxic Release Inventory data for the US. Sources and amounts of toxic chemicals released to air and water. Also has information on health effects and other topics.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) - Charged under U.S. CERCLA statute to assess the presence and nature of health hazards at Superfund sites and to help reduce further exposures. Website has toxicity profiles for hazardous chemicals and extensive information on topics such as multiple chemical exposures and PCBs.

Global Campaign to Reduce the Use of Toxic Chemicals - Information from the World Wildlife Fund on toxic chemicals in the environment. Focus on endocrine disruptors, persistant organic pesticides (POP's) and agricultural pesticides.

International Programme on Chemical Safety INCHEM Database - Provides information on chemicals affecting the environment and human health from internationally peer-reviewed chemical safety-related publications and databases.

Ban CCA.org - Online reference for concerned consumers and end users of Copper Chromated Arsenate (CCA) pressure treated wood. Provides health hazard information and links on the health hazards of CCA, arsenic and chromium exposure.

National Library of Medicine (NLM) - Information and index on toxicology, environmental health, HIV, and AIDS. Search toxicology and chemical information databases from Specialized Information Services (SIS).

Chem-Tox.Com - Index provides links to research about health disorders resulting from exposure to common chemicals and pesticides.

Human and Environmental Risk Assessment - The HERA project is a European voluntary initiative launched by the suppliers and manufacturers, AISE and CEFIC, of household cleaning products to provide a common risk assessment framework. Provides news, risk assessment results and resources.

TRIFacts.org - Provides information on US EPA toxic release inventory data for dioxin. Links to other resources.

DAIN Metadatabase of Resources for Environmental Chemicals - A database of separate databases. Search by type of database, use of chemicals, type of information and/or descriptors.

Styrene Information and Research Center - Provides information and resources on the chemical styrene. Answers to common questions, regulations, industry links.

Chromium Central - Provides information about chromium for environmental professionals and the general public.

Manganese Debated - An article from The Working Life: Research and Development News.

Neurotoxic.com - Provides information about man-made and naturally occurring chemicals that may damage the human nervous system.