Healthy Santa Cruz County - toxins
- Find Books: Poisons / Toxins
Santa Cruz Public Libraries have many informative and up-to-date books about poisons and dangerous household products. Click here to search the library catalog.
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- Haz-Map: Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents
Searchable by industry, causing agent, specific job or symptoms. Extensive links for further research related to exposure to chemical hazards. From: National Library of Medicine.
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- Household Products Database
Special features: Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for more than 6000 household products; find out about ingredients, health effects and handling tips; searchable by product name or ingredients. From: NLM / NIH.
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- Household Products Database
Find out what's in common household products potential health effects, safety issues, and proper storage/handling. Topics include: automotive products, home cleaning/maintenance supplies, craft supplies, makeup and personal care supplies, and more; help finding/contacting nearest poison control center. From: NLM / NIH.
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- Poisoning - MedlinePlus
Extensive information on household and environmental poisons, as well as the prevention and treatment of poisoning accidents. Contact information for local poison control centers, babysitter's poisoning prevention fact sheet, and much more. From NLM / NIH.
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An interactive web site from the National Library of Medicine; environmental e-maps of the US show the amount and location of toxic chemicals released into the environment. Data comes from the EPA's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).
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Special features: Allows users to create nationwide or local area maps showing where TRI chemicals are released on-site into the air, water, and ground; identification of releasing facilities, release amounts for a single year; locations of Superfund sites on the National Priority List; online instructional tour for users. From: NLM / NIH.
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An interactive introduction to "toxic chemicals and environmental health risks you might encounter in everyday life, in everyday places." Classroom activities and reproducible materials for teachers and parents. From: National Library of Medicine.
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- Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides health-related information from more than 700 health/medical journals and hundreds of pamphlets (many with full text), 2,200 magazines, and various reference sources.
- MEDLINE® PubMed
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, the world's largest database of clinical medical literature. The database indexes more than 4,800 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70 other countries. Citations date back to the 1950s. Some citations link out to relevant information outside of Medline, or to the full text of articles. Tutorials are available and highly recommended for inexperienced users.
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