Resource Library - Chemicals


Cal/EPA. ARB list of Toxic Air Contaminants (TACs). The current version of this list is accessible at

California Department of Health Services, Indoor Air Quality Division. Standard Practice for the Testing of Volatile Organic Emissions from Various Sources Using Small Scale Environmental Chambers, CA/DHS/EHLB/R-174. The current version of this list is accessible at

Clean Production Action. Healthy Business Strategies for Transforming the Toxic Chemical Economy. (June 2006).

Environmental Working Group. A Survey on Health and Chemical Exposures: Nurses' Health and Workplace Exposures to Hazardous Substances (December 2007).

European Community Regulation EC 1907/2006. REACH (Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals)

Health Care Without Harm. Risks to Asthma Posed by Indoor Health Care Environments: A Guide to Identifying and Reducing Problematic Exposures (Autumn 2006).

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Hazard Communication (Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations, Pt. 1910, Section 1200, 1996).

Safer States. States in the Lead (website on U.S. state-level toxic chemical reform efforts).

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Chemical Hazard Data Availability Study: What Do We Really Know About the Safety of High Production Volume Chemicals? (April 1998).

U.S. EPA. Profile of the Healthcare Industry—Compliance Notebook. A complete guide to compliance in the health care sector.

U.S. EPA. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter I, Subchapter I, Pts. 260-281, 1986). Looks like site moved

U.S. EPA. Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry.

U.S. Government Accounting Office. Chemical Regulation: Options Exist to Improve EPA’s Ability to Assess Health Risks and Manage Its Chemical Review Program, GAO-05-458 (June 2005).

University of California Center for Occupational and Environmental Health. Green Chemistry: Cornerstone to a Sustainable California.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

H2E’S 10-Step Guide.

Orkin’s Resource page for IPM.


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