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Agricultural and Chemistry Resources

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Veterinary Medicines Resources

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General Chemical Databases

Database Name Description
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (external website) Search for chemical compounds includes information about the regulation, health effects and toxicity of that chemical.
CERCLA Priority List of Hazardous Substances (external website) The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Priority List of Hazardous Substances from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).
ChemFinder (external website) Lists information about chemical compounds and provides links to pages containing more information.
Chemicals (external website) Numerous chemical synonyms, structures, regulatory list information, and links to other databases containing information about the chemicals.
ChemWeb.com (external website) Search libraries of chemical journals, databases of abstracts chemical structures, patents. Includes free access to Beilstein's Abstracts and Chemdex. You must register as a user.
Compendium of Pesticide Common Names (external website) This electronic compendium is intended to provide details of the status of all common names, together with their systematic chemical names, molecular formula
Hormone Disrupting Chemicals (external website)  
International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (external website) ITER is a compilation of human health risk values for chemicals of environmental concern from several health organisations worldwide.
IPCS Inchem (external website) Intergovernmental site includes JMPR. EHCS, etc
National Chemical Reference Guide (external website) Compiled by the Dept of the Environment and Water Resources & the Environmental Protection and Heritage Council. Comprehensive database of 600+ chemicals with related environmental standards and guidelines.
National Toxicology Program : Chemical Health and Safety Data (external website) Health and Safety information has been collected on over 2000 chemicals studied by the NTP. There are a number of ways to retrieve data from these NTP files.
Pesticide Action Network (external website)  
Pesticide Information Profiles (PIPs) (external website)  

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Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) Databases

Database Name Description
Codex MRLs for veterinary drugs (external website)  
European Medicines Agency - veterinary uses only (external website) European MRLs. Open the folder 'Product Information', then the folder 'MRL summaries' and search alphabetical lists of compounds
European Union - agricultural uses (external website)  
New Zealand MRLs (external website) Agricultural and veterinary uses. Includes some other countries MRLS although these may not be current.
Taiwan MRLs (external website) For agricultural chemicals only (no English site for veterinary chemicals)
USEPA - agricultural MRLs (external website) Search this site for MRLs by crop or commodity (eg citrus or lemon)
USA chemical tolerances - Code of Federal Regulations (external website) For all USA tolerances on all crops and animals go to this site and search for "pesticide tolerance" and select 40CFR180--part 180--Tolerances and exemptions from tolerances for pesticides in food.

 

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