Use the search box to find information on the chemicals that are essential to the products you use every day.
You don’t have to be a scientist to understand the many ways plastics are useful.
Vaccines save an estimated 2.5 million lives every year from infectious diseases. Let's take a closer look!
Did you know that pesky bug bites can often be prevented with a little chemistry?
Chemistry can help young athletes hit the ground running in more ways than you might think.
Chemical compounds help create everything from durable safety gear like bike helmets to reliable school supplies.
Swiss physician and chemist Paracelsus expressed the basic principle of toxicology: “All things are poison and nothing is without poison; only the dose makes a thing not a poison.”
Learn about the science behind how chemicals interact with the body’s endocrine system.
Check your container! FDA reviews and evaluates whether a plastic is safe for the microwave.
Why are ingredient labels so complex?
Learn more about the primary federal regulation overseeing the safety of chemical products—the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and bipartisan efforts to update the law.
What’s the difference between styrene and polystyrene? Although the names sound familiar, styrene and polystyrene are different and have completely different properties.
Even Mother Nature knows that chemicals are naturally in everything, including the healthiest, most delicious foods.
Learn the truth about chemicals in commerce here.
Three infographics help put chemical exposures in perspective.