The U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, a division of the Center for Disease Control, maintains this website. It includes 300+ profiles of toxic substances and their effects on human health and the environment.
This database, which is supported by the Pistoia Alliance, provides access to previously unpublished information on hazardous chemical reactions. There is no cost to access but registration is required.
First published in 1951 and continuously updated, this book contains extensive data on approximately 28,000 substances. Previous editions are available in Bracken Library and the Engineering & Science Library.
The scientific and trade literature are scanned for information on safety and health hazards surrounding chemicals encountered in the chemical and related industries. Topics include:
* Health and safety * Chemical and biological hazards * Disposal, storage and transportation * Industrial hazards * Waste management * Plant safety and best practice * Legislation * Emergency planning * Protective equipment