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Ecotoxicology Database

What is ECOTOX?

The Ecotoxicology Database (ECOTOX) is a comprehensive Knowledgebase, which provides information on adverse effects of single chemical stressors to ecologically relevant aquatic and terrestrial species. ECOTOX currently includes 1,018,565 test records covering 13,266 aquatic and terrestrial species and 12,223 chemicals, compiled from more than 50,000 references.

The primary source of ECOTOX data is peer-reviewed literature, with test results identified through comprehensive searches of the open literature. All pertinent information on the species, chemical, test methods, and results presented by the authors are abstracted into the ECOTOX Knowledgebase.  ECOTOX includes links to all user support documents, frequently asked questions, and other ecotoxicology tools available on the web. The Knowledgebase is updated quarterly with new data and features.

Access the Database

Access the ECOTOX database here.

For Further Information

For more information on the ECOTOX Knowledgebase, contact ECOTOX Support at T: (218)529-5225 or E-mail: ecotox.support@epa.gov.