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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  ...
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 ...
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,  ...
Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
Some of the ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products are toxic chemicals that may be hazardous to your health. Take a look at some of the ...
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 ...
Lab Safety and Toxic Chemicals - Safety in the Chemistry Lab
You'll aso find facts on toxic chemicals and dangerous mixtures. ... in cosmetics and personal care products are chemicals that may be hazardous to your health.
Dangerous Household Chemicals - Common Products - Chemistry
Many common household chemicals are dangerous. They may be reasonably safe when used as directed, yet contain toxic chemicals or degrade over time into  ...
Health Facts and Statistics about Cigarette Smoking
More than 7000 chemicals are in cigarettes and cigarette smoke. ... The health effects of smoking cigarettes are horribly destructive and in many cases, deadly.
Antiperspirant Health Hazards - Chemistry - About.com
Jul 2, 2011 ... BHT is a preservative that has been associated with nervous system effects, among other health concerns. Ads. &ensp. &ensp . This chemical ...
What Is a Toxic Chemical? - Chemistry - About.com
You've heard that toxic chemicals are bad for you, but what exactly is a toxic ... or hazardous to your health if inhaled, ingested or absorbed through the skin.
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