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Chemical, Drug, and Dietary Supplement Information from the National Library of Medicine

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AIDSinfo Drug Database
Up-to-date information on FDA-approved and investigational HIV/AIDS-related drugs for health care providers and patients
ChemIDplus - Chemical Identification Plus
Dictionary of chemical names, synonyms, and structures. Links to related NLM databases and other resources
Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM)
Guidance on a wide variety of topics, including quick chemical identification, acute patient care guidelines, and initial event activities
Dietary Supplement Label Database
Information on the ingredients in common brands of dietary supplements
Drug Information Portal
Information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. Mobile version
Information on liver injury caused by drugs, herbals and dietary supplements, including diagnosis, management and a registry of clinical case reports
Rapid identification of unknown tablets/capsules using physical features and images
Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources
Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER)
A system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents

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Household Products Database


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Databases on hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases

TOXLINE - Toxicology Literature Online

References from the toxicology literature, including MEDLINE/PubMed and meeting abstracts

HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank

Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicological data and other information on chemicals


Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases. For professionals and consumers

LactMed - Drugs and Lactation Database

Includes maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on infants, and alternate drugs to consider

MEDLINE/PubMed Toxicology Subset

References from biomedical journals. The subset improves searching for articles about toxicology

More NLM Resources for the Public and Students

Household products

Household Products Database

Safety and health information for products used in and around the home
Tox Town

Tox Town

Interactive guide to toxic substances and environmental health issues in everyday places


Manufacturers' drug package inserts. From the U. S. Food and Drug Administration


Consumer health resource with links to authoritative information on health topics
Tox Tutor

Toxicology Tutorials

Basic toxicology principles written at the introductory college student level