Connect to Resource

TOXNET is a cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

Databases included in TOXNET are:

  • HSDB – Hazardous Substances Data Bank: peer-reviewed information on human and animal toxicity, safety and handling, environmental fate, and more
  • IRIS – Integrated Risk Information System: human health risk assessment, focused on hazard identification and dose-response assessment
  • ITER: chemical risk information from authoritative groups worldwide as well as independent parties whose risk values have undergone peer review
  • GENE-TOX: peer-reviewed mutagenicity test data
  • CCRIS – Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System: carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, tumor promotion, and tumor inhibition data
  • Multiple Tox. Databases: integrated search of any or all of the following databases: Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information (CCRIS), and Genetic Toxicology (GENE-TOX)
  • TOXLINE: literature on biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals
  • DART/ETIC – Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology and Environmental Teratology Information Center: current and older literature on developmental and reproductive toxicology
  • TRI – Toxics Release Inventory: annual estimated releases of toxic chemicals to the environment, 1995-1999
  • ChemIDplus: numerous chemical synonyms, structures, regulatory list information, and links to other databases containing information about the chemicals