ATSDR Toxic Substances UpdateCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 01/27/2015 04:20 PM EST
Toxic Substances updates for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Updated Tox Profiles and ToxGuides for Toxaphene and Tricholorobenzenes are now available.
Chemical Classifications (chemicals according to their structure, properties, or use)
Chemical classes are groupings that relate chemicals by similar features. Chemicals can be classified by their structure (e.g., hydrocarbons), uses (e.g., pesticides), physical properties (e.g., volatile organic compounds [VOCs]), radiological properties (e.g., radioactive materials), or other factors. The chemical classes identified below are ones used by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to address hazardous substances.