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Databases for Chemical Information

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The internet has a lot of information to offer on pesticides, human health and the environment. The databases linked below can help you find science-based information about specific pesticide chemicals.

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If you have questions about this, or any pesticide-related topic, please call NPIC at 1-800-858-7378 (8:00am - 12:00pm PST), or email us at npic@ace.orst.edu.


Pesticides and Human Health:

  1. Specific Chemical Information - NPIC
  2. ChemSearch - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  3. Human Health Benchmarks for Pesticides - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  4. Integrated Risk Information Systems (IRIS) Database - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  5. ToxFAQs - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
  6. IPCS-INCHEM - World Health Organization (WHO)
  7. Hazardous Substances Data Bank - National Library of Medicine
  8. OSHA / EPA Occupational Chemical Database - Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  9. Drinking Water Health Advisories - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  10. Pesticide Properties DataBase - University of Hertfordshire, Agriculture & Environment Research Unit

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Signs and Symptoms of Poisoning:

  1. Specific Chemical (Active Ingredient) Information - NPIC
  2. Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  3. Hazardous Substances Data Bank - National Library of Medicine
  4. Signs and Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning - University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
  5. Sound Management of Pesticides and Diagnosis and Treatment of Pesticide Poisoning WHO-UNEP
  6. EXtension TOXicology NETwork (EXTOXNET)

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Cancer Classifications:

  1. Chemicals Evaluated for Carcinogenic Potential (October 2014) - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  2. California Proposition 65 Chemical List (a list of chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity) - Prop65 News
  3. IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk to Humans - International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

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Chemical Properties

  1. Specific Chemical (Active Ingredient) Information - NPIC
  2. Active Ingredient Fact Sheets- NPIC
  3. Pesticide Properties Database - NPIC / Oregon State University Extension
  4. ARS Pesticide Properties Database - USDA, Agricultural Research Service
  5. Envirofacts Chemical References - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  6. INCHEM Environmental Health Criteria Monographs - World Health Organization (WHO)
  7. Substance Registry System - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  8. Pesticide Ecotoxicity Database - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Regional IPM Centers
  9. ChemFinder Web Server - CambridgeSoft Corporation
  10. Pesticides: Water-Related Risks of Active Ingredients - University of California Statewide IPM Program
  11. Pesticide Properties DataBase - University of Hertfordshire, Agriculture & Environment Research Unit

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Pesticides in Soil

  1. Specific Chemical (Active Ingredient) Information - NPIC
  2. Pesticides in Soil - NPIC
  3. Pesticide Properties Database - NPIC / Oregon State University Extension
  4. Soil Screening Guidance Fact Sheet - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  5. Pesticides: Water-Related Risks of Active Ingredients - University of California Statewide IPM Program

    Regional EPA contaminant concentration guidelines for evaluating and cleaning up contaminated sites:

  6. Human Health Risk Assessment - Risk-Based Concentration Table - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 3
  7. Ecological Risk Assessment - Screening Values - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 3
  8. Human Health Medium-Specific Screening Levels - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 6
  9. Preliminary Remediation Goals - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9

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Last updated September 09, 2014