Searchable Databases

Some databases that CHE finds useful, in addition to our own Toxicant and Disease Database


World Health Organization World Health Organization:
International Programme on Chemical Safety 

International Programme on Chemical Safety:
Introduction to INCHEM
(background information)

European Chemicals Agency

European Chemicals Agency:
Information on Chemicals
REACH/European Chemicals Agency Databases (background information)

National Library of Medicine US National Library of Medicine:
Simultaneously search more than a dozen databases
Agency on Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry:
Toxic Substances Portal (ToxFAQs™)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Toxicology Program:
Chemical Effects in Biological Systems (CEBS)
Management Status Report
Environmental Health Economic Analysis (EHEA) Annotated Bibliography
US Environmental Protection Agency US Environmental Protection Agency:
The HERO Database
Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) Pollutant Loading Tool
Chemical and Substance Resources
Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program
Chemical Hazards and Alternative Toolbox IUE-CWA, the Industrial Division of the Communications Workers of America and the BlueGreen Alliance:
Chemical Hazards and Alternative Toolbox

Clean Production Action:
GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals Assessment Reports (for purchase)
GreenScreen List Translator, an abbreviated version of the full GreenScreen method that can be automated

The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX):
TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

Pesticide Action Network

Pesticide Action Network North America:
Pesticide Database


Healthy Building Network Pharos Project:
Chemical and Material Library (subscription-based)

Public Health

World Health Organization World Health Organization
Library and Information Networks for Knowledge Database (WHOLIS)
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
County Health Rankings University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:
County Health Rankings
Beyond Pesticides

Beyond Pesticides:
Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database

Policy & Legislation

Chemicals Policy & Science Initiative Lowell Center for Sustainable Production Chemicals Policy & Science Initiative:
US State Chemicals Policy
National Conference of State Legislatures National Conference of State Legislatures:
50-State Searchable Bill Databases

Consumer Products

Household Products Database

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Consumer Product Information Database (CPID)
Environmental Working Group Environmental Working Group:
Skin Deep Cosmetics Database

General Data

DATA.gov US Government: