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Chemical Safety

Highlights of health, safety, and other urgent/emergency information, including chemical safety alerts and chemical profiles and first-aid guides for extremely hazardous substances.


Chemical Safety Alerts

EPA issues periodic "Alerts" that explain specific dangers that have become evident through accident investigation efforts related to hazardous substances.

More information from EPA
Chemical Safety Alerts

Related publications from the Ag Center
Chemical Safety

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This information not quite what you are looking for? Following are links to more information about chemical safety and emergency situations.

Related topics
Emergency Planning and Response
Health and Safety
Risk Management Plan

Related laws
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

Related publications from the Ag Center
Emergency Planning and Response
Health and Safety
Risk Management Plan

More information from EPA
Emergencies Web site
Oil Program
Emergency Response Program

More information from other organizations
National Response Center (800) 424-8802
Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) - Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicology data for about 5,000 chemicals (National Institutes of Health - National Library of Medicine).
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

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