Caustics (acids) are chemicals that burn or corrode people's skin, eyes, and mucous membranes (lining of the nose, mouth, throat, and lungs) on contact.
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ChemIDplus - Chemical dictionary, structures, and links to many Internet resources (NIH/NLM)
Hazardous Substances Data Bank - Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicology data (NIH/NLM)