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 and Human Health Sciences. Information is excerpted from the corresponding toxicological profiles.

Each ToxGuides™ 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 external icon, which can be downloaded free from the Adobe web site.

Substances A-Z Index

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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 may also access the ToxFAQs™, which are summaries of the PHSs and provide answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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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.

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How do I contact ATSDR?

Further information can be obtained by contacting the ATSDR Information Center at:

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences
4770 Buford Highway
Chamblee, GA 30341-3717
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO 888-232-6348 (TTY)
Email: Contact CDC-INFO

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Page last reviewed: February 10, 2021