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TOXLINE covers an extensive array of references to literature on biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. TOXLINE® is an important resource for those studying environmental sciences, occupational health, and medicine. Exact dates of the component databases listed below are difficult to determine and undocumented gaps may exist. Date ranges are based on the best available information.

Using the Advanced Search feature, a search can be limited to most of the individual component databases, but not all are listed in the drop down menu.

This multi-source database contains:

Standard Biomedical/Toxicology Journal Literature

  • MEDLINE/PubMed

Special Journal and Other Research Literature

  • Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology (DART)

Technical Reports and Research Projects

  • National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Archival Collections (Material is no longer being added to these components)

  • Aneuploidy (ANEUPL)
  • Environmental Mutagen Information Center File (EMIC)
  • Environmental Teratology Information Center File (ETIC)
  • Epidemiology Information System (EPIDEM)
  • Federal Research in Progress (FEDRIP)
  • HEEP Abstracts on health effects of environmental pollutants
  • Hazardous Materials Technical Center (HMTC)
  • International Labour Office (CIS)
  • International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA)
  • MTGABS Meeting Abstracts
  • Pesticides Abstracts (PESTAB)
  • Poisonous Plants Bibliography (PPBIB)
  • Swedish National Chemicals Inspectorate (RISKLINE or KEMI RISKLINE)
  • Toxic Substances Control Act Test Submissions (TSCATS)
  • Toxicological Aspects of Environmental Health (BIOSIS)

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Dates Covered

1965 - present. You may also find a few citations dating back to the 1940's.

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