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Physical Chemistry: Organizations and Web Resources

This subject guide is to help you get started doing research using any KU library resources and materials, and it's designed to match your curriculum and assignments

Lab Safety


tanford University Laboratory Chemical Safety Toolkit

A quick-reference guide on how to work safely with chemicals.

Stanford Lab Safety Sheets

Includes information on occupational exposures to hazardous chemicals.

Chemical & Engineering News Safety Letters Indexed Since 1993

An index of the chemical safety letters that have appeared in C&EN since 1993. The index is alphabetized by the chemical involved in the letter.

Enviro-Health Links - Nanotechnology: Resources on Nanotechnology and the Environment

Provided by: The National Library of Medicine. Includes links to materials on nanotechnology uses and environmental concerns. Also included are links to databases, maps, regulations and policy, and TOXNET and PubMed searches. 

Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries

Prepared by the National Academy of Sciences. Summaries provide basic information on the toxicity, flammability, reactivity, and explosivity of chemicals commonly used in research laboratories. 

Laboratory Safety Guidelines: 40 Steps to a Safer Laboratory

By Dr. James A. Kaufman while he worked for the Dow Chemical Company.

Laboratory Safety Incidents

By American Industrial Hygiene Association Laboratory Health and Safety Committee. Compilation of laboratory safety incidents.

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and health and safety professionals.

Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories, 7th Edition, Volume 1, Accident Prevention for College and University Students

Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories, 7th edition, Volume 2, Accident Prevention for Faculty and Administrators

By ACS Committee on Chemical Safety The information presented in this manual is adaptable to all laboratories, educational institutions and workplaces using chemicals.

Safety CLIPS (Chemistry Laboratory Information Profiles)

Chemistry Laboratory Information Profiles (CLIPs) are provided courtesy of the Journal of Chemical Education.