• Bookmark and Share

Poison Control Information from the National Library of Medicine

NOTE: Do not use these resources for poisoning emergencies. Call your local Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.

If the victim has collapsed or is unconscious, call 911.

Starting Points

Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)
Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicological data and other information on chemicals
  • Excerpts from published literature on poison control information may be found in the Emergency Medicine Treatment (data from Micromedex- PoisIndex) section
TOXLINE
TOXicology Literature OnLINE
References from the toxicology literature, including MEDLINE/PubMed and meeting abstracts
Pillbox
Rapid identification of unknown tablets/capsules using physical features and images
Household Products Database
Safety and health information for products used in and around the home
LactMed
Drugs and Lactation Database
Includes maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on infants, and alternate drugs to consider
LiverTox
Information on liver injury caused by drugs, herbals and dietary supplements, including diagnosis, management and a registry of clinical case reports

Search TOXNET for:


All TOXNET Databases
TOXLINE
HSDB
Haz-Map
ChemIDplus
Household Products Database
LactMed

 

More NLM Resources for Professionals

Drug Information Portal

Information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. Mobile version

MEDLINE/PubMed Toxicology Subset

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

More NLM Resources for the Public and Students

ToxMystery

ToxMystery

Provides a fun experience while teaching about household chemical hazards. For children from 7-11 years old
MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus

Consumer health resource with links to authoritative information on health topics