ATSDR Toxic Substances Chemical Classifications & Testing

The chemical classes listed below are ones used by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to address hazardous substances.

 ATSDR Chemical Classification  About NMS Labs Tests
   Benzidines / Aromatic amines    Learn more
   Dioxins, Furans, PCBs
   (contain phenyl rings of carbon atoms)
   Learn more
   Hydrocarbons
   (contain hydrogen and carbon atoms)
   Learn more
   Inorganic substances    Learn more
   Metals / Elements
   (the simplest forms of matter)
   Learn more
   Nitrosamines / ethers / alcohols    Learn more
   Organophosphates and carbamates    Learn more
   Pesticides (chemicals used for killing
   pests (e.g. rodents, insects, or plants)
   Learn more
   Phenols / phenoxy acids    Learn more
   Phthalates    Learn more
   Radionuclides (radioactive materials)    Learn more
   Volatile organic compounds    Learn more
   Warfare and Terrorism Agents
   (used in acts of war or terror)
   


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Substances Listings (linked from above table)



BENZIDINES / AROMATIC AMINES

 Compound  About NMS Labs Tests
   1,2-Diphenylhydrazine    
   4,4'-Methylenebis
   (2-Chloroaniline)(MBOCA)
   Learn more
   4,4'-Methylenedianiline    Learn more
   Atrazine    Learn more
   Benzidine    Learn more
   Pyridine    Learn more

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DIOXINS, FURANS, PCBs

 Compound  About NMS Labs Tests
 Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins (CDDs)    
 Chlorodibenzofurans (CDFs)     
 Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBBs)    Learn more
 Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers(PBDEs)    
 Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)    Learn more

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HYDROCARBONS

 Compound  About NMS Labs Tests
   Fuel Oils / Kerosene    
   Gasoline, Automotive    
   Hydraulic Fluids   
   Jet Fuels JP-4 and JP-7    
   Jet Fuels JP-5 and JP-8   
   n-Hexane    Learn more
   Napththalene, 1-Methylnaphthalene,
   2-Methylnaphthalene
   Learn more
   Polycyclic Aromated Hydrocarbons (PAHs)    Learn more
   Toluene    Learn more
   Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH)    Learn more
   Used Mineral-based Crankcase Oil    
   Xylenes    Learn more

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INORGANIC SUBSTANCES

 Compound  About NMS Labs Tests
   Ammonia    
   Antimony    Learn more
   Arsenic    Learn more
   Asbestos    
   Barium    Learn more
   Beryllium    Learn more
   Boron    Learn more
   Cadmium    Learn more
   Chlorine    Learn more
   Chromium    Learn more
   Cobalt    Learn more
   Copper    Learn more
   Cyanide    Learn more
   Fluorine, Hydrogen Fluoride, Fluorides    Learn more
   Hydrogen Chloride    
   Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN)    Learn more
   Hydrogen Fluoride (HF)    
   Hydrogen Sulfide    
   Iodine    
   Lead    Learn more
   Manganese    Learn more
   Mercury    Learn more
   Metallic Mercury    
   Nickel    Learn more
   Radon    
   Selenium    Learn more
   Selenium Hexafluoride    
   Silver    Learn more
   Strontium    Learn more
   Sulfur Dioxide    
   Synthetic Vitreous Fibers    
   Thallium    Learn more
   Thorium    Learn more
   Tin and Compounds    Learn more
   Titanium Tetrachloride    
   Tungsten    Learn more
   Uranium and Compounds    Learn more
   Vanadium and Compounds    Learn more
   Zinc    Learn more

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NITROSAMINES / ETHERS/ ALCOHOLS

 Compound  About NMS Labs Tests
   2,3-Benzofuran    
   2-Butoxyethanol    Learn more
   Bis(2-chloroethyl) Ether    
   Bis(chloromethyl) Ether   
   Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE)    Learn more
   n-Nitrosodi-n-propylamine    
   n-Nitrosodimethylamine    
   n-Nitrosodiphenylamine    
   Vinyl Acetate    

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ORGANOPHOSPHATES AND CARBAMATES

 Compound  About NMS Labs Tests
   Chlordecone    
   Chlorfenvinphos    
   Chlorpyrifos    Learn more
   Diazinon    Learn more
   Dichlorvos    Learn more
   Ethion    Learn more
   Guthion    
   Malathion    Learn more
   Methyl Parathion    Learn more

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PHENOLS / PHENOXY ACIDS

 Compound  About NMS Labs Tests
   Chlorophenols    Learn more
   Cresols    Learn more
   Dinitrocresols   
   Dinitrophenols    Learn more
   Nitrophenols    Learn more
   Pentachlorophenol    Learn more
   Phenol    Learn more

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RADIONUCLIDES

 Compound  About NMS Labs Tests
   Americum    
   Cesium    Learn more
   Cobalt    Learn more
   Iodine    Learn more
   Ionizing Radiation
   Plutonium    
   Radium    
   Radon    
   Strontium    Learn more
   Thorium    Learn more
   Uranium and Compounds    Learn more

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VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

 Compound  About NMS Labs Tests
   1,1,1-Trichloroethane    
   1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane    Learn more
   1,1,2-Trichloroethane    
   1,1-Dichloroethane    Learn more
   1,1-Dichloroethene    
   1,2,3 Trichloropropane    
   1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane    
   1,2-Dibromoethane    Learn more
   1,2-Dichloroethane    Learn more
   1,2-Dichloroethene    
   1,2-Dichloropropane    
   1,3-Butadiene    
   1,3-Dichloropropenes    
   2-Butanone    
   2-Hexanone    
   Acetone    Learn more
   Acrolein    
   Benzene    Learn more
   Bromodichloromethane    
   Bromoform & Dibromochloromethane    Learn more
   Bromomethane    
   Carbon Disulfide    Learn more
   Carbon Tetrachloride    Learn more
   Chlorobenzene    Learn more
   Chloroethane    
   Chloroform    Learn more
   Chloromethane    
   Dichlorobenzenes    Learn more
   Ethylbenzene    Learn more
   Formaldehyde    
   Gasoline, Automotive    
   Hexachlorobutadiene    Learn more
   Hexachloroethane    
   Hydrazines    
   Methyl Mercaptan    
   n-Hexane    Learn more
   Nitrobenzene    Learn more
   Stoddard Solvent    
   Styrene    Learn more
   Tetrachloroethylene (PERC)    Learn more
   Toluene    Learn more
   Trichloroethylene (TCE)    Learn more
   Vinyl Chloride    Learn more
   Xylenes    Learn more

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