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Registry of toxic effects of chemical substances (RTECS). Comprehensive guide to the RTECS.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1993 Sep; :1-76
NIOSHTIC No.
00217269
Abstract
This Guide was intended serve as a reference to the Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS). It was prepared to assist the many users who access RTECS data through on line databases, compact disk or magnetic computer tape. Recent changes to the service were reviewed and a detailed description was offered of the various format selections. Each of the fields was defined and discussed, including the substance prime name, update, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number, RTECS number, molecular weight, molecular formula Wiswesser Line Notation, synonyms, compound descriptor codes, skin and eye irritation data, mutation data, reproductive effects data, tumorigenic data, acute toxicity data, other multiple dose toxicity data, cited references, reviews, standards and regulations, NIOSH standards development and surveillance data, and status. Tables included toxic effects code, reproductive effects code, routes of administration, species, master file data types, line numbers, line matrix for RTECS mutation data, line matrix for RTECS reproductive effects data, and the line matrix for RTECS lethality data.
Keywords
Reproductive-hazards; Chemical-structure; Mutagens; Information-retrieval-systems; Epidemiology; Cytotoxic-effects; Toxic-effects; Genotoxic-effects; Carcinogens
Publication Date
19930901
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Editors
Sweet-DV
Fiscal Year
1993
NTIS Accession No.
PB94-140449
NTIS Price
A06
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 93-130
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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