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ATSDR ToxFAQ and ToxFAQ en Español 2003 CD-ROM


Fulton County, Atlanta, Georgia

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, today announced the release of the ATSDR ToxFAQsTM; and ToxFAQsTM; en Español 2003 CD-ROM, which features a series of chemical-specific fact sheets summarizing hazardous substances.

The information on the ATSDR ToxFAQsTM; and ToxFAQsTM; en Español 2003 CD-ROM focuses on frequently asked questions (FAQs) about health effects from exposure to specific substances found at hazardous waste sites. Each fact sheet serves as a quick and easy-to-understand guide.

The chemical-specific fact sheets contain selected information from the ATSDR Toxicological Profiles (Tox Profiles) and the ATSDR Medical Management Guidelines (MMGs.) Tox Profiles describe toxicological properties and potential health effects information for specific hazardous substances. The MMGs provide recommendations for on-scene (pre-hospital) and hospital emergency room medical management of patients exposed during a hazardous materials (HAZMAT) incident.

The ATSDR ToxFAQsTM; and ToxFAQsTM; en Español 2003 CD-ROM includes:

  • 180 chemical-specific fact sheets in English and Spanish
  • search engine to easily cross-reference chemical information
  • local hard drive or network installation
  • index of available ToxFAQsTM;

To order a free copy of the CD-ROM, contact the ATSDR Information Center toll-free at 1-888-42-ATSDR (1-888-422-8737) or e-mail requests to atsdric@cdc.gov. The ToxFAQsTM; also are accessible in both English and Español on the ATSDR Web site at www.atsdr.cdc.gov.

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