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Quick Reference Pocket Guide for Toxicological Profiles

About ToxGuides™

The ATSDR ToxGuides™ are quick reference guides providing information such as chemical and physical properties , sources of exposure, routes of exposure, minimal risk levels, children's health, and health effects. The ToxGuides™ also discuss how the substance might interact in the environment. The ToxGuides™ were developed by the ATSDR Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine. Information is excerpted from the corresponding toxicological profiles.

Each ToxGuide™ is available in both the standard HTML format below or in the PDF format which provides a two page print version. This PDF format requires Adobe Acrobat Reader , which can be downloaded free from the Adobe web site.

Where can I get more information?

You can obtain further information on our web site about all the ATSDR toxicological profiles and how they are developed. You can also access the public health statements (PHSs), which contain information taken from chapter One of their respective ATSDR Toxicological Profiles. You may also access the ToxFAQs™, which are summaries of the PHSs and provide answers to the most frequently asked questions.

What else can ATSDR do?

ATSDR can tell you where to find occupational and environmental health clinics. Specialists in these clinics can recognize, evaluate, and treat illnesses resulting from exposure to hazardous substances. You can also contact your community or state health or environmental quality department if you have any more questions or concerns.

How do I contact ATSDR?

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine
1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop F-32
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO • 888-232-6348 (TTY) 

ToxGuides™ A-Z

Acrolein ToxGuide™ Acrolein [PDF, 75 KB]
Aluminum ToxGuide™ Aluminum [PDF, 117 KB]
Arsenic ToxGuide™ Arsenic [PDF, 75 KB]
Barium ToxGuide™ Barium [PDF, 78 KB]
Benzene ToxGuide™ Benzene [PDF, 74 KB]
Boron ToxGuide™ Boron [PDF, 135 KB]
Acrolein ToxGuide™ Chlorine [PDF, 189 KB]
Cresols ToxGuide™ Cresols [PDF, 117 KB]
Cyanide ToxGuide™ Cyanide [PDF, 107 KB]
Diazinon ToxGuide™ Diazinon [PDF, 115 KB]
Dichlorobenzenes ToxGuide™ Dichlorobenzenes [PDF, 119 KB]
Dichloropropenes ToxGuide™ Dichloropropenes [PDF, 118 KB]
1,4-Dioxane ToxGuide™ 1,4-Dioxane [PDF, 117 KB]
Ethyl Benzene ToxGuide™ Ethyl Benzene [PDF, 116 KB]
Ethylene Glycol ToxGuide™ Ethylene Glycol [PDF, 117 KB]
Guthion ToxGuide™ Guthion [PDF, 115 KB]
Heptachlor and Heptachlor Epoxide ToxGuide™ Heptachlor and Heptachlor Epoxide [PDF, 74 KB]
Hydrogen Sulfide ToxGuide™ Hydrogen Sulfide [PDF, 120 KB]
Lead ToxGuide™ Lead [PDF, 79 KB]
Perchlorates ToxGuide™ Perchlorates [PDF, 107 KB]
Phenol ToxGuide™ Phenol [PDF, 116 KB]
Plutonium ToxGuide™ Plutonium [PDF, 107 KB]
Styrene ToxGuide™ Styrene [PDF, 118 KB]
1,1,1-Trichloroethane ToxGuide™ 1,1,1-Trichloroethane [PDF, 119 KB]
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane ToxGuide™ 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane [PDF, 117 KB]
Xylene ToxGuide™ Xylene [PDF, 77 KB]
Vinyl Chloride ToxGuide™ Vinyl Chloride [PDF, 120 KB]

This page was updated on 01/03/2008