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Poison Control & Toxicology Resources
Iowa Poison Control Center
The Iowa Poison Control Center (IPCC), located in Sioux City, provides 24-hour toll-free telephone access to emergency poison information and treatment for all residents of Iowa.
*** For emergencies or urgent questions call 1-800-222-1222. ***
American Association of Poison Control Centers
The American Association of Poison Control Centers is a national nonprofit organization representing each of the 55 poison control centers in the United States, the more than 1,700 professionals these centers employ, as well as other poison-related organizations.
ACToR: Aggregated Computational Toxicology Resource
"ACToR, a free database from the National Center for Computational Toxicology of the Environmental Protection Agency, compiles quantitative and qualitative information on pesticides, industrial chemicals, water contaminants, and other potentially toxic compounds from a growing list of more than 200 Data Collections from state, federal, and international agencies, academic institutions, and commercial sources. The home page displays a brief description and a search box for chemical name or CAS registry number.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
The mission of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is to serve the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances.
Toxic Substances Portal
The Department of Health and Human Services's Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Web site gives an alphabetic list of substances and includes information about characteristics, exposure risks, associated health effects and related CDC and ATSDR health studies and assessments
Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program
"The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a publicly available EPA database that contains information on toxic chemical releases and waste management activities reported annually by certain industries as well as federal facilities."