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Environmental Health and Chemistry Resources

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides a variety of resources to meet the needs of your students and faculty:


  • View and manipulate chemical structures for over 388,000 chemicals
  • Conduct structure similarity searches and view chemical synonyms.

Household Products Database

  • Provides information about what’s in the products you use, potential health effects, as well as safe handling and storage
  • Search by product or ingredient or browse products by category

Tox Town

  • Interactive website for people interested in environmental health issues
  • Explore different locations—City, Farm, Town, Port, Border Regions  and the U.S. Southwest—each with their own unique neighborhoods and health risks
  • Click through a location, you’re given an overview of the health issues and chemicals in the area and are connected to MedlinePlus and other reliable resources


ToxLearn and Toxicology Tutorials

  • Written at the introductory college student level
  • Teaches basic toxicology principles


  • Update to an expansion of the Toxicology Tutorials
  • Basic Principles and Dose-Response is the first module available