The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Specialized Information Services has released two new resources:

Especially for Toxicologists

Includes links to:

  • Databases on hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases (e.g., Hazardous Substances Data Bank, Drugs and Lactation Database, Genetic Toxicology Data Bank)
  • Basic toxicology tutorials aimed for college level students
  • Glossary of toxicology terminology
  • Clinical care guidelines

Laboratory Safety

Includes links to:

  • Basic accident prevention information from the American Chemical Society
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Regulations and Standards from agencies such as OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
  • Laboratory waste management information

~ Melissa Ratajeski