Chemical Safety & Health

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Nov 06, 2018
OSHA Occupational Chemical Database

https://www.osha.gov/chemicaldata/

This chemical inventory is OSHA's one-stop shop for occupational chemical information. It compiles information from several government agencies and organizations, including information on: Chemical identification and physical properties; Exposure limits; Sampling information, and Additional resources.

Source: OSHA

Oct 01, 2012
Children's Safe Product Act Reports

https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/cspareporting/

Ecology's Reducing Toxic Threats Initiative is based on the principle that preventing exposures to toxics is the smartest, cheapest and healthiest way to protect people and the environment. Washington Department of Ecology provides this database

Source: Washington State Department of Ecology

Jul 01, 2012
Substitution Support Portal: Moving towards safer alternatives

http://www.subsport.eu/

Here you can find information to support your search for safer alternatives.

Source: SUBSPORT

Apr 01, 2011
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

http://nccam.nih.gov/health/providers/

The evidence-based resources on National Institutes of Health provided website, such as research results and clinical practice guidelines, will help prepare you to discuss CAM approaches with your patients.

Source: NIH

Mar 01, 2010
Toxipedia's Toxic Chemicals in Household Products

http://www.toxipedia.org/display/toxipedia/Toxic+Chemicals+in+Household+Products

This Toxipedia section provides links to information on toxic chemicals in various types of household products and on how to choose safer alternatives.

Source: Toxipedia

Dec 01, 2008
Chemicals at Work

http://www.hse.gov.uk/chemicals

The UK Health and Safety Executive provides this new chemical portal site for information about health and safety in the manufacturing, storage, supply, carriage and use of chemicals in the workplace.

Source: HSE

Oct 01, 2008
Chemicals Policy Initiative: US State Level Chemicals Policy Database

http://www.chemicalspolicy.org/chemicalspolicy.us.state.database.php

This database, provided by Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at University of Massachusetts Lowell, can be searched by state, region, policy category, chemical, and product type.

Source: LCSP

May 01, 2008
NOAA's Chemical Reactivity Worksheet

http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/reactivityworksheet

The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet, provided by the National Ocean Service Office of Response and Restoration, is a free program you can use to find out about the reactivity of substances or mixtures of substances (reactivity is the tendency of substances to undergo chemical change).

Source: NOAA

May 01, 2008
NOAA's Chemical Reactivity Worksheet

http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/reactivityworksheet

The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet, provided by the National Ocean Service Office of Response and Restoration, is a free program you can use to find out about the reactivity of substances or mixtures of substances (reactivity is the tendency of substances to undergo chemical change).

Source: NOAA

Nov 01, 2007
Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep Cosmetic Safety Database

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/

Skin Deep pairs ingredients in nearly 25,000 products against 50 definitive toxicity and regulatory databases, making it the largest integrated dta resource of its kind.

Source: EWG