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.
For questions or comments about the database, please contact Nancy Hepp through our Contact form.
Causes Grouped by strength of evidence
+ - Group 1 human carcinogen, # - Group 2A human carcinogen, ^ - Group 2B human carcinogen (IARC). Organic solvent exposure in dry cleaners has been associated with esophageal ca, individual chemicals cannot be identified in these studies. Pesticide exposure associated with disease includes insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides in both manufacturing processes and agricultural work (applicators, farmers). Individual chemicals cannot be identified in these studies.