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ATSDR Dose Calculator

What is the ATSDR Dose Calculator?

The ATSDR Dose Calculator is a computer program that allows users to calculate the amount of a toxic substance an individual may be exposed to (dose).

New! Download the Dose Calculator [Access - 26.4 MB]

If prompted, please select "Save" or "Save as" to save the file to your computer or network drive. Then double-click the downloaded file to launch the tool.

What are some features of the ATSDR Dose Calculator?

  • Save and retrieve doses
  • Select from 4 scenarios: Air, Soil, Water, Fish consumption
  • Allows users to customize exposure parameters (e.g., age of people exposed, quantity of soil/water/fish ingested, number of days exposed (arms, legs, feet, hands, arms, torso, head). (TYPO)
  • Incoporates sophisticated computational algorithms to calculate exposure doses for skin contact scenarios
  • Calculates cancer risk estimations for chemicals containing cancer risk factors.
  • Displays ATSDR and EPA health comparison values
  • Assist reviewers of brownfields/Land Reuse data

    What entities are using the ATSDR Dose Calculator?

    • Health Departments (from local to state level)
    • Development Community
    • Regulatory Agencies
    • Planners
    • Environmental Health Professionals

    For additional information

    Contact Laurel Berman at (312) 886-7476, Leann Bing at (404) 747-4451 or Gary Perlman at (617) 918-1492, or e-mail us, or e-mail us at