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Toxicant and Disease Database

The CHE Toxicant and Disease Database is a searchable database that summarizes links between chemical contaminants and approximately 180 human diseases or conditions. Diseases and or toxicants can be viewed by utilizing the search options below. See a full description of the database and its limitations.

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Acute hepatocellular injury (hepatitis)

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

aflatoxins

anesthetic gases

bromobenzene

carbon tetrabromide

carbon tetrachloride

chlorinated naphthalenes

chloroform

dimethylformamide

ethyl alcohol (ethanol)

halothane

ionizing radiation

mushroom toxins

phosphorus

solvents

tetrachloroethane

TNT (trinitrotoluene)

trichloroethylene (TCE)

Good Evidence

1,1,1-trichloroethane

2-nitropropane

antimony

dioxins / TCDD

diquat

hexachlorobenzene

paraquat

PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), not otherwise specified

phosphine

Limited Evidence

2,4-D

chlordecone

chromic acid

dichloroacetylene

dichlorohydrin

dimethylacetamide

manganese carbonyls

organochlorine pesticides

pesticides

styrene

sulfuryl fluoride

toluene

xylene

Notes