- Formaldahyde as a carcinogen
- Report on Carcinogens – Background Document for Wood Dust
- Urea Formaldehyde Hazards: ASTM D4236 – 94(2011)
- Formaldehyde and Cancer Risk
- “Consumer Products Contain Potentially Harmful Chemicals Not Listed on Labels” – Silent Spring Institute
- (Meth)Acrylate Hazards
- Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
- Methyl methacrylate exposure info
- Ethylene glycol exposure info
- PVC health exposure info
- Chemicals in PVC
- Chemicals in Petg
- Photopolymer Content
Manufacturers & Distributors
- IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System) database online: EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) is a human health assessment program that evaluates information on health effects that may result from exposure to environmental contaminants. Through the IRIS Program, EPA provides the highest quality science-based human health assessments to support the Agency’s regulatory activities. The IRIS database is web accessible and contains information on more than 550 chemical substances.
- ACGIS (American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists) – Member based organization advancing environmental and occupational health
- NIOSH – Part of CDC; National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
- ATSDR – Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
- Chicago Artists Resource (not government)
- ACMI (Art and Creative Material Institute, Inc.) – an international association of over 220 art, craft and creative material manufacturers which seeks to promote safety in art and creative products through its certification program
- Excerpts from ART HARDWARE: The Definitive Guide to Artists’ Materials, by Steven Saitzyk © 1987 Overview of Hazards
- AMIEN (Art Materials Information and Education Network) – AMIEN is a resource for artists dedicated to providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date, accurate, and unbiased factual information about artists’ materials.
- United States National Library of Medicine – Toxnet (Toxicology Data Network) – Searchable database.
- The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR serves the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances.
- Nontoxic Print – comprehensive website
- Which Plastics are Safe?
- TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976)
- Low Emission Plywood
- Toxnet – Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.
- Hazardous Substance Data Bank – HSDB is a toxicology data file on the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®). It focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals. It is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, nanomaterials, and related areas.
- Treat Mesothelioma.org – go to site about everything related to asbestos illnesses and treatment.
- Limiting Exposure to VOCs at Home – clear explanations about the VOCs hidden in our home and daily activities.
- Respirator Safety Training slideshows
- NIOSH respirators
- Center for Disease Control – Respirator Fact Sheet
- OSHA guide for respiratory protection
- Glove selection
- UC San Diego “Overview of Gloves”
- UC San Diego “Glove Selection Chart”
- Explanation of process of polymerization
- An explanation of different MSDS regulations in different countries
- Controversy over non-toxic labeling
- Government Agencies and Contacts
- Liz Chalfin
- Nancy Diessner
- Judith Bowerman
- Susan Jaworski-Stranc
- Lynn Peterfreund
- Joyce Silverstone
- Pamela Crawford