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Reviews of Specific Databases and Ready References


FADB (Food Additives Database)

Ginex T., et al. 2014. FADB: a food additive molecular database for in silico screening in food toxicology. Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A. 31(5):792-798.

Fate Pointer File (Syracuse Research Corp)


Food Safety Acute Toxicity Database




Auletta A.E., et al. 1991. Current status of the Gene-Tox Program. Environmental Health Perspectives. 96:33.

Nesnow S. and Bergman H. 1988. An analysis of the Gene-Tox carcinogen data base. Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology. 205(1):237-253.

Waters M.D. 1994. Development and impact of the gene‐tox program, genetic activity profiles, and their computerized data bases. Environmental & Molecular Mutagenesis. 23(S2):67-72.


Google Scholar

Mikki S. 2009. Google scholar compared to web of science. A literature review. Nordic Journal of Information Literacy in Higher Education. 1(1).

Walters W.H. 2007. Google Scholar coverage of a multidisciplinary field. Information Processing & Management. 43(4):1121-1132.





HCD (Hazardous Chemical Database)


HERA Chemical Risk Assessments

Solb J. 2003. Project HERA. Greener Management International. 41:21.

HERO (Health & Environmental Research Online Database)

HHRAT (Human Health Risk Assessment Templates)

Vermulen E.R., et al. 1997. Human Health Risk Assessment Templates (ADA32284). Dayton, OH: Operational Technologies Corporation.


Simon R.C. and Kovacs G.J. 1975. The historical toxicology information/data system—HISTOX. Drug Information Journal. 9:145-53.

HSDB (Hazardous Substances Databank)

Doszkocs T.E., et al. 1976. Analysis of term distribution in the TOXLINE inverted file. Journal of Chemical Information & Computer Science. 16(3):131-5.

Fonger G.C. 1995. Hazardous substances data bank (HSDB) as a source of environmental fate information on chemicals. Toxicology. 103(2):137-145.

Fonger G.C., et al. 2014. The National Library of Medicine’s Hazardous Substances Databank: background, recent enhancements and future plans. Toxicology. 325:209-16.

Howard P.H., et al. 1986. BIOLOG, BIODEG, and FATE/EXPOS: New files on microbial degradation and toxicity as well as environmental fate/exposure of chemicals. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry. 5(11):977-988.

Prasek M. 1996. One-Stop Shopping: The Hazardous Substances Data Bank. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 15(4):41-56.

HuGE (Human Genome Epidemiology literature database)

Lin B.K., et al. 2006. Tracking the epidemiology of human genes in the literature: The HuGE Published Literature database. American Journal of Epidemiology. 164(1):1-4.



IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogen Risk to Humans

Tomatis L. 1976. The IARC Program on the Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Man. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 27:396-409.

Tomatis L., et al. 1978. Evaluation of the carcinogenicity of chemicals: a review of the Monograph Program of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (1971 to 1977). Cancer Research. 38(4):877-885.

International Chemical Safety Cards

Yamamoto M., et al. 1994. Preparation of International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC) and their translation into Japanese. Bulletin of National Institute of Hygienic Sciences. 112:143-6.


Holtz V. 1969. The Index Medicus and MeSH. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 68(3):149-52.

Virgo J.A. 1970. An evaluation of Index Medicus and MEDLARS in the field of ophthalmology. Journal of the American Society for Information Science. 21(4):254-263.


Jacobsen D. 1996. The relative efficacy of antidotes: The IPCS evaluation series. Toxicology Letters. 88:8.

Keita-Ouane F., et al. 2001. The IOMC organisations: a source of chemical safety information. Toxicology. 157(1):111-119.


Haines J.A. 1992. INTOX: a computerized trilingual poisons information package. Journal of Toxicology: Clinical Toxicology. 30(2):239-243.


Bronson R.J. 1991. IRIS. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 10(2):73-85.

Gehlhaus M.W., et al. 2011. Approaches to cancer assessment in EPA's Integrated Risk Information System. Toxicology & Applied Pharmacology. 254(2):170-180.

Mills A.  1998. USEPA’s IRIS pilot program. Toxicology: 127(1-3): 85-95.

Persad A.S. and Cooper G.S. 2008. Use of epidemiologic data in Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessments. Toxicology & Applied Pharmacology. 233(1):137-145.

Pontius F.W. 1993. Legislation/regulation: Tapping USEPA's Integrated Risk Information System. JAWAA. 85(6):22,106,108.

Stedeford T., et al.2007. The application of non-default uncertainty factors in the US EPA's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). Part I: UF L, UF S, and “Other Uncertainty Factors”. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part C. 25(3):245-279.

Woodgeared H.O. 2004. Extrapolating Interim Occupational Exposure Values from US EPA IRIS Data. Thesis: University of Georgia, Athens.


ISSTOX Databases

Benigni R., et al. 2013. New perspectives in toxicological information management, and the role of ISSTOX databases in assessing chemical mutagenicity and carcinogenicity. Mutagenesis. 28(4):401-409.

ISTP Search


Tomasulo P. 2005. ITER-International Toxicity Estimates for Risk, New TOXNET database. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 24(1):55-66.

Wullenweber A., et al. 2009. Resources for global risk assessment: the ITER and RiskIE databases. Toxicology & Applied Pharmacology. 233(1):45-53.


Heidorn C.J., et al. 1996. IUCLID: A database on chemical substances information as a tool for the EU-Risk-Assessment program. Journal of Chemical Information & Computer Sciences. 36(5):949-954.



JEFCA Monographs and Evaluations

Renwick A.G. 2003. 52 Toxicology databases and the toxicity threshold concept used by JECFA. Toxicology Letters. 144:s17.

Renwick A.G. 2004. Toxicology databases and the concept of thresholds of toxicological concern as used by the JECFA for the safety evaluation of flavouring agents. Toxicology Letters. 149(1):223-234.

JMPR Monographs and Evaluations

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