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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.

    Mercury Policy Project - Raises awareness about the health and environmental threats of mercury contamination and works to reduce mercury exposures. Sources of mercury include power plants burning coal and municipal and medical waste incinerators burning mercury tainted trash.

    Toxic Mold Resource Center - Provides toxic mold information and solutions. Links to articles and helpful home owner information.

    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.

    Mercury in New England - EPA New England information on the mercury levels in the lakes, streams, fish, fish eating birds and mammals of the Northeast. Links to other EPA resources on mercury.

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

    Mercury in the Upper Midwest - A Special Report by the Izaak Walton League of America. Examines the extent of mercury-contaminated game and fish in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, the largest sources of mercury in each, and the states policies to reduce mercury emissions and releases.

    FDA Announces Advisory on Methyl Mercury in Fish - Offers advice to pregnant women and women of childbearing age who may become pregnant on the hazard of consuming certain kinds of fish that may contain high levels of methyl mercury.

    National Institute for Minamata Disease - Conducts medical research to improve treatment for victims of Minamata disease (neurological disorder caused by methylmercury poisoning). Provides project information.

    Health Canada: Information on Mercury Levels in Fish - Advisory to Canadians to limit consumption of shark, swordfish, and fresh and frozen tuna.

    Clean the Rain, Clean the Lakes: Mercury in Rain Is Polluting The Great Lakes - National Wildlife Federation report reveals that the rain falling from the skies over the Midwestern U.S. contains levels of mercury that far exceed what the Environmental Protection Agency considers "safe" for water.

    Metals as Toxins - An introduction to manganese, sources of occupational exposure, toxicology, clinical features and treatment.

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


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