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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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Psychiatric disturbances (disorientation, hallucinations, psychosis, delirium, paranoias, anxiety/depression, emotional lability, mood changes, euphoria)

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

carbon disulfide

ethyl alcohol (ethanol)

lead

mercury

Good Evidence

chlorpyrifos

DDT/DDE

dichloropropene

ethylene oxide

manganese

methyl bromide

organophosphates

pesticides

trichloroethylene (TCE)

Limited Evidence

acrylamide

chlordecone

dicofol

dieldrin

organochlorine pesticides

telodrin

thallium (and related salts)

Notes