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Hazardous substances

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View Resource KPMG International Survey of Environmental Reporting 1999

Researchers at the Institute for Environmental Management (WIMM), the University of Amsterdam and KPMG (a commercial Dutch research group) wrote this document on environmental reporting. The report includes a section on environmental reporting by Fortune magazine's top 250 global companies, a section on environmental reporting by the top 100 companies in 11 countries, and a section dedicated to...

https://pure.uva.nl/ws/files/1966927/121_kpmg1999.pdf
View Resource TOXNET

Created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET) is a fine resource for searching databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases. On the site, visitors can look over the Most Visited databases to get started, or are welcome to use common popular searches. All told, there are over a dozen high quality databases assembled...

https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/
View Resource Where to Find Material Safety Data Sheets On the Internet

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are an invaluable information source for those working with dangerous substances such as chemicals. One problem often encountered, though, is having access to the sheet when needed; that's where the aptly named Web site, Where to Find Material Safety Data Sheets On the Internet, comes in. The site is provided by Interactive Learning Paradigms Incorporated and...

http://www.ilpi.com/msds/index.html
View Resource Toxics Release Inventory Program

Established by the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986, the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program was expanded by the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990. Operating under the aegis of the Environmental Protection Agency, the TRI Program allows United States residents access to information on the types of chemicals held within their communities, and equally importantly, what...

https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program
View Resource Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services, seeks "to serve the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances." Visitors of the site will find toxicological and interaction profiles of...

https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/
View Resource U.S. National Library of Medicine-Specialized Information Services: Haz-Map

Hosted by the National Library of Medicine, Haz-Map was created by Dr. Jay A. Brown as "an occupational toxicology database designed to link jobs to hazardous job tasks which are linked to occupational diseases and their symptoms." Haz-Map users can browse or perform text searches by Hazardous Agents (e.g. Solvents, Mineral Dusts, Pesticides); Occupational Diseases (e.g. Chronic Poison,...

https://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/index.php