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Provides health, safety, industrial hygiene, technical services, and safety publications to the arts, crafts, museums, and theater communities. ACTS publishes short data sheets (from 1 to 10 pages) on over 60 different technical subjects related to health and safety in art and theater.
A long list of links to resources regarding the toxicity of arts and crafts materials including art materials in schools, safety data sheets, standards, laws, and policies. Compiled by the US Department of Health & Human Services, Environmental Health & Toxicology.
Simple guidelines for purchasing safe art supplies, written by a local hazardous waste management program.
The leading authority on the safety of art and creative materials. They have evaluated and certified over 60,000 art and creative material formulations for children and adults (since 1940!) and have an online database of those they have found to be nontoxic. You may have seen their seal on many products. Their website also explains toxicity issues connected with art supplies.