Where can I find more information about toxics and environmental health issues?
For more information about biomonitoring, go to the CDC’s National Biomonitoring Program.
More information about the toxic effects of specific chemicals is available at the following sites.
- Toxic air contaminants
- Toxic air contaminants from mobile sources
- Drinking water contaminants
- Carcinogens and reproductive toxicants
Additional information can be found on the following federal government sites:
- U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Toxics Release Inventory
- U.S. National Center for Environmental Health, CDC
- U.S. National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety
See also the following international sites:
- European Human Biomonitoring program
- European Chemical Substances Information System
- World Health Organization, International Program on Chemical Safety
- International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Monograph program
Private sector and nongovernmental organizations also sponsor websites with information on biomonitoring and chemical toxicity. Several of these websites are listed below as potential additional resources for the public. Any opinions, statements or conclusions provided at any of these websites are those of the websites’ sponsors and are not necessarily those of Biomonitoring California, CDPH, OEHHA or DTSC. Listing of these sites does not represent any actual or implied endorsement by Biomonitoring California, CDPH, OEHHA or DTSC.