This document is provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) ONLY as an historical reference for the public health community. It is no longer being maintained and the data it contains may no longer be current and/or accurate.
Hazmat Safety Homepage
The Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, which is within the United States Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration, is responsible for coordinating a national safety program for the transportation of hazardous materials by air, rail, highway and water.
A list of Material Names, Identification Numbers, and associated Guide Numbers in PDF format.
Response Notification System
The NRC is the sole federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical spills.
Protection Agency (EPA)
The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.
Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office
The U.S. EPA's Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office (CEPPO) provides leadership, builds partnerships, and offers technical assistance to: prevent and prepare for chemical emergencies; respond to environmental crises; inform the public about chemical hazards in their community; and share lessons learned about chemical accidents.
Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center
The Center conducts research and develops undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs. Its service to industry and government include accident investigation and analysis services, particularly for accidents suggesting new phenomena or complex technologies. The Center also helps private and public enterprises evaluate and minimize risk.
Response Center: Data Query Page
The Freedom of Information Act requires that all federal agencies make available in electronic form, data that will serve the public interest.
The NTP is an interagency program whose mission is to evaluate agents of public health concern by developing and applying tools of modern toxicology and molecular biology.
Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
The NPG is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. The information found in the NPG should help users recognize and control occupational chemical hazards.
Safety and Health Administration
OSHA's mission is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.
A 24 hour resource for incidents arising from spills.
The Right-to-Know Network, a service provided by OMB Watch, provides free access to numerous databases, text files, and conferences on the environment.
A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
An independent federal agency investigating chemical accidents to protect workers, the public, and the environment.