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TOXMAP: Environmental Health e-Maps

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Certificate validity: 23 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015

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Date of initial review:

17 Aug 2005

Certificate validity:

23 Oct 2013 - Oct 2015

Date of last visit:

02 May 2017
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

TOXMAP® (toxmap.nlm.nih.gov) is a Geographic Information System (GIS) from the Division of Specialized Information Services (sis.nlm.nih.gov) of the US National Library of Medicine® (NLM) (www.nlm.nih.gov) that uses maps of the United States to help users visually explore data from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Superfund Program.

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It also cannot respond to questions about individual medical cases, provide second opinions, or make specific recommendations regarding therapy. Those issues should be addressed directly with your healthcare provider.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

For more information, see the TRI Fact Sheet (www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/trifs.html).

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Last updated: February 2013,

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Whom can I contact with questions and/or suggestions?

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TOXMAP is a resource funded by the US Federal Government

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it does not allow advertising on the site or endorse any company or product.

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

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