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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances

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The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) from NIOSH provides toxicological information with
The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) from NIOSH provides toxicological information with citations on over 140,000 chemical substances. These detailed profiles include toxicological data and reviews, international workplace exposure limits, references to US standards and regulations, analytical methods, and exposure and hazard survey data. The data is compiled into substance records for ease-of-use and updated data is fully integrated. Original coded NIOSH data is replaced by full text descriptions. RTECS is available on CD-ROM, on CCINFOWeb, and for Intranets. It is also available through CCOHS' Academic Support Program. Features include:

•392,000 chemical names and synonyms, and 142,000 CAS numbers
•Specific toxicity data such as LD50, LC50, tumorigenic and reproductive effects
•Carcinogenicity status by OSHA, IARC, NTP, ACGIH, and the EPA Genetox Program

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