Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) Data & Results

Data, information and updates on Massachusetts toxic chemical use, byproduct/waste generation and releases to the environment, and how they have been reduced over time.


Learn about mercury, its health and environmental effects, and how to safely handle and dispose of products containing it. Includes environmental monitoring data and fish consumption advisories.

Emerging Contaminants

Materials or mixtures that have a real or perceived threat to human health, safety or the environment, but for which regulatory standards have not been established or are evolving.

Chemical Research & Standards

Health, environmental and regulatory information about a range of toxic and hazardous chemicals and compounds.

Risk Assessment

Toxicity assessment, exposure evaluation and risk characterization for human health risk assessment at waste sites and landfills.