Toxicology Databases - for Consumers

  • Household Products Database
    A consumer's guide to the potential health effects of more than 2,000 ingredients contained in more than 5,000 common household products used inside and around the home.
  • LactMed
    A peer-reviewed and fully referenced database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Among the data included are maternal and infant levels of drugs, possible effects on breastfed infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.
  • Shopper's Guide to Pesticides
    The Shopper's Guide to Pesticides ranks pesticide contamination for 47 popular fruits and vegetables based on an analysis of 87,000 tests for pesticides on these foods, conducted from 2000 to 2007 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration. Nearly all the studies used to create the list test produce after it has been rinsed or peeled. Contamination was measured in six different ways and crops were ranked based on a composite score from all categories.
  • Tox Town
    From the National Library of Medicine, Tox Town illustrates everyday locations where toxic chemicals might be found, impact of the environment on human health and more.

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