National Library of Medicine Tools


MEDLINE Consumer health information presented in an easy-to-understand format.

PubMed   Over 16,000 journal citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals.

WISER  A system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents, as well as its toxicology and environmental health resources.

Toxnet  (Toxicology Data Network) A series of databases accessed through the National Library of Medicine.

Toxicology Tutorials   Three college-level tutorials on the basic principles of toxicology, toxicokinetics, and cellular toxicology.

ToxMystery   Interactive learning site on toxic substances for children 7-10 years old.

International Toxicity Estimates for Risk  Risk information on chemicals from several authoritative organizations worldwide.

Environmental Health and Toxicology Information   Portal to numerous NLM databases and resources in environmental health and toxicology.

Household Products Database  This database links over 5,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by the manufacturer.

Toxline  References from toxicology literature.

ToxMap   Maps of on-site toxic releases and hazardous waste sites from the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory and Superfund National Priorities List.

HazMap   Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms.

Toxic Chemical Release Inventory  Annual releases of over 600 chemicals by U.S. facilities.

Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology  Current and past literature on developmental and reproductive toxicology.

Hazardous Substances Data Bank  Comprehensive, peer-reviewed literature on thousands of chemicals.

Disaster Information   Health information resources and informatics research related to disasters of natural, accidental, or deliberate origin.

Radiation Emergency Medical Management   Designed for health care providers, primarily physicians, without formal expertise in radiation safety or radiation medicine who may provide medical care during an accidental or non-accidental radiation event.

Public Health Partners   Information access for the public health workforce.