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RISCTOX: a comprehensive database on toxic and hazardous substances

11/10/2014

Database last update: June 2014,RISCTOX is a database of hazardous substances developed to provide clear, organized and concise information about health and environmental risks caused by chemicals contained in products generally used or handled by companies.RISCTOX database provides information on over 100,000 chemical agents in files which include data on: Classification of the substance according to […]


Web page from Minamata convention on mercury

16/11/2013

Countries:he boundaries shown and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the United Nations Environment Programme or the United Nations.http://www.mercuryconvention.org Signatories (Minamata Convention on Mercury) LIST OF SIGNATORIESNumber of Signatories: 93Number of Parties: 1ParticipantSignatureRatification, Acceptance (A), Approval (AA), Accession (a)Angola11/10/2013 Argentina10/10/2013 Armenia10/10/2013 Australia10/10/2013 Austria10/10/2013 Bangladesh10/10/2013 Belgium10/10/2013 Benin10/10/2013 Bolivia (Plurinational State […]


ChemView: new EPA Web Tool

16/09/2013

EPA Web Tool Expands Access to Scientific, Regulatory Information on Chemicals. yosemite.epa.gov. September 09, 2013.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a web-based tool, called ChemView, to significantly improve access to chemical specific regulatory information developed by EPA and data submitted under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). View and search ChemView:http://www.epa.gov/chemview“This online tool will […]


The VASCAN database simplifies finding Canadian plant names for all users

26/07/2013

Database simplifies finding Canadian plant names and distribution. eurekalert.org. July 26, 2013. Environmental consultants, research ecologists, nature conservation agencies, city managers, translators, and many others, all need to put names to plants at one time or another. The sources used often are not scientifically up-to-date, making it difficult to figure out the accepted name or […]


Free manual about European drug prevention

12/12/2011

European drug prevention quality standards. EMCDDA, Lisbon, September 2011. Abstract: This Manual is a joint production by the EMCDDA and the Prevention Standards Partnership, and presents and describes basic and expert level quality standards for drug prevention. The standards cover all aspects of drug prevention work, including needs and resource assessment, programme planning, intervention design, […]


Free manual about European drug prevention

12/12/2011

European drug prevention quality standards. EMCDDA, Lisbon, September 2011. Abstract: This Manual is a joint production by the EMCDDA and the Prevention Standards Partnership, and presents and describes basic and expert level quality standards for drug prevention. The standards cover all aspects of drug prevention work, including needs and resource assessment, programme planning, intervention design, […]


Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) in NLM

13/07/2011

The National Library of Medicine has released Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM). See: http://chemm.nlm.nih.gov/ . Chemical emergencies are high risk events that require first responders to quickly make a series of complex decisions to minimize the risk of injury to their patients and themselves. The tools in CHEMM provide a comprehensive resource to help […]


World Library of Toxicology (WLT): Connecting Scientists and Experts to Improve Global Health

08/09/2009
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Toxipedia, in partnership with the USA National Library of Medicine (NLM), the International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX), and the Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders (INND), is proud to announce the launch of the World Library of Toxicology, Chemical Safety, and Environmental Health, briefly referred to as the World Library of Toxicology (WLT) .This free […]


Enviro-Health Links – Swine Flu

28/04/2009

The National Library of Medicine Division of Specialized Information Services has released an Enviro-Health Links page on Swine Flu. Aprol 28, 2009. This page contains links to resources about the 2009 Swine Flu outbreak, including transmission, prevention, treatment, and the genetic makeup of the influenza virus. http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/swineflu.See also Swine Flu – MedlinePlus http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/swineflu.html Information for […]


Toxicology site of Newscastle University (UK)

22/12/2008

New Website for Medical Toxicology Centre. ncl.ac.uk. December 20, 2008.The Medical Toxicology Centre at Newcastle University is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. It offers information on their research activities in toxicology and facilities, which are primarily located in the Wolfson Unit, Claremont Place, but also in other strategic sites across the […]


Recommended link: november/2008

31/10/2008

The Drug Information Portal is a free Web resource from the NLM that provides an informative, user friendly entry-way to current drug information for over 16,000 drugs. Links to sources span the breadth of NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other US government agencies. Current information regarding consumer health, clinical trials, AIDS-related drug […]



Recommended link: September/2008

30/08/2008
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Adverse Drug Events Reporting Resource Center. Medscape. Although prescription drugs must meet certain safety standards before they are approved for the market, unexpected adverse drug events (ADEs) can occur after a drug is used in a larger population over a longer period of time. Voluntary reporting of ADEs is thus a vital component of drug […]


Recommended link: August/2008

31/07/2008

The CANADIAN POISONOUS PLANTS INFORMATION SYSTEM presents data on plants that cause poisoning in livestock, pets, and humans. The plants include native, introduced, and cultivated outdoor plants as well as indoor plants that are found in Canada. Some food and herbal plants are also included that may cause potential poisoning problems. See in http://www.cbif.gc.ca/pls/pp/poison?p_x=px


Recommended link: July/2008

30/06/2008

The National Science Digital Library. NSDL is the US Nation’s online library for education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. http://nsdl.org/  Search like example: Chemicals Toxicology (See)


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