General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Sep 2011

Household Products Database: Browse Arts & Crafts Category

Household Products Database, Arts & Crafts Category, from the National Library of Medicine.

Dec 2007

Developing Environmental Safety in the Arts - Princeton's Approach (PDF)

This presentation was provided by Prineton's University Assistant Director for EH&S at the 2005 workshop "Art and the Environment: A Regulatory Workshop for Art Colleges and University Art Programs".

(Princeton University)
Aug 2007

Enviro-Health Links - Keeping the Artist Safe: Hazards of Arts and Crafts Materials

Resources provided by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health addressing safety issues for artists.

Oct 2006

Artist Trust Safety Resources

Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization dedicated exclusively to supporting Washington State artists working in all creative disciplines. This page lists safety resources relevant to artists.

(Artist Trust)
Nov 2005

Safety - What you need to Know

The Art & Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) is an international association, composed of a diverse and involved membership, and is recognized as the leading authority on art and craft materials. Founded in 1936, ACMI was organized to assist its members in providing the public with art and craft materials for children and artists that are non-toxic.

Nov 2005

Online Health and Safety in the Arts

The mission of the Health in the Arts Program is to diagnose, treat and prevent arts-related disorders among people working in all aspects of the arts. This link provides access to a comprehensive online library.

Jan 2003

Arts & Crafts Can Be Dangerous

Some craft materials contain toxic or harmful chemicals, yet products often lack adequate information about ingredients or precautions of which the user should be aware. Artists may lack training in safety procedures for chemical use, even though they are using chemicals.

(True Art Information)