Household Products Database, Arts & Crafts Category, from the National Library of Medicine.
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".
Resources provided by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health addressing safety issues for artists.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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