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Reusing Plastic Bottles Can Pose Serious Health Hazards
Reduce, reuse and recycle is the mantra of environmentalists everywhere, but reusing plastic bottles may do more harm than good by releasing toxic chemicals  ...
http://environment.about.com/od/healthenvironment/a/plastic_bottles.htm
Toxic Toys: Chemicals in Toys Endanger Children
Chemicals typically used to make plastics soft and flexible have been cited as making toys and other children's products toxic and creating serious health ...
http://environment.about.com/od/healthandchildren/a/toxic_toys.htm
How Safe Is Tap Water? - Environmental Issues - About.com
Of those, 141 were unregulated chemicals for which public health officials have no ... says: “In the short term, if you are an adult with no special health conditions,  ...
http://environment.about.com/od/healthenvironment/a/tap_water_safe.htm
Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
May 27, 2014 ... Some of the ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products are toxic chemicals that may be hazardous to your health. Take a look at ...
http://chemistry.about.com/od/healthsafety/tp/toxic-chemicals-in-cosmetics.htm
Harmful Chemicals in Cigarettes and Cigarette Smoke
To date, more than 7000 toxic chemicals have been identified in cigarettes and ... chemicals affect everything from blood pressure and pulse rate to the health of ...
http://quitsmoking.about.com/od/chemicalsinsmoke/a/chemicalshub.htm
Dangerous Household Chemicals - Common Products - Chemistry
May 27, 2014 ... Many common household chemicals are dangerous. They may be reasonably safe when used as directed, yet contain toxic chemicals or ...
http://chemistry.about.com/od/healthsafety/a/dangerous-household-chemicals.htm
Lab Safety and Toxic Chemicals - Safety in the Chemistry Lab
Some of the ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products are chemicals that may be hazardous to your health. Take a look at some of the ingredients to ...
http://chemistry.about.com/od/healthsafety/
Health Facts and Statistics about Cigarette Smoking
Oct 20, 2014 ... More than 7000 chemicals are in cigarettes and cigarette smoke. ... The health effects of smoking cigarettes are horribly destructive and in ...
http://quitsmoking.about.com/od/tobaccostatistics/a/CigaretteSmoke.htm
Cigarette Tar - Harmful Chemical Residue - Smoking Cessation
May 16, 2014 ... The Toxic Chemicals in Cigarettes ... "Tar" is the term used to describe the toxic chemical residue left behind from burning ... Health Slideshows.
http://quitsmoking.about.com/od/chemicalsinsmoke/a/tar_in_cigs.htm
Toxic Chemicals - Chemistry - About.com
Some of the ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products are chemicals that may be hazardous to your health. Take a look at some of the ingredients to ...
http://chemistry.about.com/od/toxicchemicals/
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