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Table 4 All inclusive results of the ratings of the user needs, quality, and usability factors

From: Finding toxicological information: An approach for occupational health professionals

  User needs Quality of contents Usability
Database name Chem. name Health hazard Expos. route Meas. expos. Limit values Prev. meas. Topics Level infor. Numb. chem. Peer rev. Reput. Freq. Navig. Help availab. Lang. **)
1. ATSDR-HazDat 3 2 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1
2. Chemical Sampling Information (CSI) 3 1 0 1 1 0 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 0 0
3. ESIS 3 2 1 1 1 0 2 2 3 1 2 0 1 2 0
4. EXTOXNET 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
5. GESTIS 3 2 1 0 1 1 2 3 2 0 1 1 2 2 1
6. Haz-Map 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 2 1 2 0 0
7. Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 0
8. HSIS = Hazardous Substances Information System 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 2 1 2 1 0
9. High Production Volume Information System (HPVIS) 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 1
10. IARC Monographs ***) 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 2 0 2 1 1
11. IPCS INCHEM 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 3 *) 1 2 0 2 2 0
12. International Toxicity Estimates for Risk Database (ITER) 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 0
13. IRIS database for risk assessment 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 0
14. MSDS Database 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 2 *) 0 1 1 2 2 0
15. NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 0
16. PAN Pesticides Database 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 1 1 2 2 0
17. Scorecard 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 0 2 2 0
18. Screening Information Data Set (SIDS) for High Volume Chemicals 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 0
19. SOLV-DB 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 0
20. The chemical database 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 1 2 0 0
21. TOXNET 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 1 2 1 2 2 0
  1. *) no information found
  2. **) Chem. name = Chemical name; Expos. route = Exposure route; Meas. expos. = Measure exposure; Prev. meas. = Preventive measures; Level infor. = Level of information; Numb. chem. = Number of chemicals; Peer rev. = Peer review; Reput. = Reputation; Freq. = Frequency; Navig. = Navigation; Help availab. = Help available; Lang. = Language
  3. ***) only summaries are available free