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U.S. Government Sites

1. U. S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)

Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)    
EPA Toxic Release Inventory   
Exposure Factors Handbook, Vol. I, II, III   
Center for Exposure Assessment Modeling      
Guidelines for Ecological Risk Assessment 
Risk-Screening Environmental Indicators (RSEI)
Risk Assessment Forum - Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment

2. California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA)

USEPA / OPP's Pesticide Products Databases as served by Cal/EPA DPR
DPR Chemical/Product Database Queries
Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA).Proposition 65 information
OEHHA Multimedia Risk Assessment
OEHHA Air Toxics Hot Spots Guidelines

3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

National Center for Health Statistics
Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
ATSDR HazDat Database  
ATSDR ToxFAQs: Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets 
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)        
Information about NIOSH's databases 

4. National Institutes of Health and National Library of Medicine 

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Information about NLM's Databases
Information about NLM's TOXNET Toxicology Data Network
NLM's MEDLINE medical literature abstracts database
National Toxicology Program (NTP)

 5. Food and Drug Administration

6. Occupational Safety and Health Administration
          Toxic and Hazardous Substances Standards, OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910 Subpart Z

 7. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 8. Fish and Wildlife Service 

Environmental Contaminants Program

 9. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

10. Army Corps of Engineers

11. U.S. Geological Survey

12. U.S. Government Printing Office

13. Federal Emergency Management Agency

14. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

15. U.S. Congressional Sites

House of Representatives
Legislative Information on Internet 

 Other U.S. Private Agency Sites

1. RiskWorld
An international publication, covering news and views on risk assessment and risk management

2. Resources for the Future (RFF) 
This organization includes a Center for Risk Management, and this site provides links to the homepages of other institutions

3. Risk Assessment and Policy Association

4. EXtension TOXicology NETwork (EXTOXNET)          

5. Toxicology News Group via the BIOSC/bionet Electronic Newsgroup

6. WaterNet

7. Center for Integrative Toxicology 

8. Material Safety Data Sheets

9. Red Cross Chemical Emergency Page

10. American Society For Testing and Materials

11. US Business Advisor

International Sites

1. Central European Environmental Data Request Facility (CEDAR)

2. The Global Information Network on Chemicals (GINC) 

3. International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) 

4. International Labour Organization

5. International Society of Exposure Analysis (ISEA)  

6. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

7. World Health Organization (WHO)   

8. Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

9. Japan's National Institute of Health Sciences (Ministry of Health and Welfare)  

10. Sweden's National Institute for Working Life

11. Netherlands' National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM)