ECOTOX database

pollution photoIf you are looking into the impact of pollution and toxic chemicals released into the environment you should take a look at ECOTOX.  A fantastic resource locating single chemical toxicity data for aquatic life, terrestrial plants and wildlife, ECOTOX is maintained by the US Environmental Protection Agency.  It brings together toxicity data from the peer-reviewed literature, for aquatic life, terrestrial plants, and terrestrial wildlife into one searchable hub.

You can search for affected biological species, for chemicals by their chemical name or Chemical Abstracts Service number (CAS number), which you can look up online from the Common Chemistry website.

 

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