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Environmental Chemistry Databases and Resources


Source Description
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry site
CIIT The Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology is a not for profit toxicology research institute dedicated to providing an improved scientific basis for understanding and assessing the potential adverse effects of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products on human health.

Environmental Protection Agency Website

  • Search by Zip Code - Search for Environmental Information by Zip Code
  • Kids - Projects, Games, Art and Helpful Tips
  • Students and Teachers - Basic Environmental Concepts & Teaching Aids
  • Concerned Citizens - Tips for Home, Garden, Work and Beyond
  • Researchers & Scientists - Technical Documents, Research, Funding & More
  • Business and Industry - Assistance for Small Businesses & Entire Industries State, Local, and Tribal Governments
MSDS Links Materials safety data sheets provide useful information about safe handling of chemicals. The page describes their use and provides links to some of the more extensive MSDS databases.
NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences pages including: Welcome to NIEHS, Events, News and Publications, Environmental Health Information Service (EHP Journals), Grants and Contracts, Scientific Programs, Outreach Programs, National Toxicology Program, Employment and Training, Electric and Magnetic Fields, Center Program, Superfund Basic Research Program, NIEHS Web Search, NIEHS People Locator, Kids' Page, Environmental Health Questions and Answers.
York University Center for Atmospheric Chemistry


  • Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality Glossary
  • Environmental Organization WebDirectory
  • Atmospheric Chemistry List compiled by NASA
  • Environmental Organizations (list from Greenpeace)
  • Stratospheric Ozone Information
  • Tropospheric Chemistry www-sites
  • Atmospheric Chemistry Links
  • WEB SITES!!! (acid rain and ozone)
  • Atmospheric Science links
  • Web Glossary of Atmospheric Sciences
TOXNET From the National Library of Medicine. Provides access to the ToXNET system of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals and related areas.