Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management

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This is a freely accessible website part of a collection of disaster preparedness databases. Its goal is to enable first responders, first receivers, healthcare providers and planners to plan for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of mass-casualty incidents involving chemicals. CHEMM may be downloaded so it can be available during an event or if the Internet is unavailable.


New to using CHEMM? On the right site of the website’s first page, see the “Quick Links” box and click on “ Where Do I Start?

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User tools and features

Information designed for first responders and hospital care providers.  It is divided into a variety of broad sections, including the following:  quick chemical identification; acute patient care guidelines; types of emergencies; incident event activities. CHEMM provides links to related associations and to a discussion list.

Dates covered


Updating frequency

As soon as information becomes available.


Government reports, studies, etc.

Type of coverage

Information aimed at first responders for chemical emergencies.

Producer/content provider

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

National Library of Medicine