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VOCs are one of the most prevalent indoor air pollutants. They are released by many common materials, from foams to carpets to paints. House air circulation is not very conducive to adequate dispersion, and it is usually worse in the winter. There are known health effects from headaches to cancer. Effects experienced are usually limited to symptoms rather ...


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cancer.gov Heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are chemicals formed when muscle meat, including beef, pork, fish, or poultry, is cooked using high-temperature methods, such as pan frying or grilling directly over an open flame These chemicals are found to be mutagenic and may increase the risk of cancer. From ...


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Cosmetics sold in China are subject to control by administrative licensing under the “Supervising Rules of Cosmetics Hygiene” regulations published by the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China (MOH) and the “Rules for Acceptance of Application to Cosmetics Administrative License” published by the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA). ...


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The PubChem article you linked (National Center for Biotechnology Information, n.d.) stated that When heated to decomposition this compound emits very toxic fumes of SOx and NOx. It may also emit toxic fumes of carbon and COx. (NTP, 1992) So what is the required heat for decomposition? Saad, et al. (2014) points out that Saccharin decomposes at 228°C [442....


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The chemical name for neoprene is polychloroprene and is a polymer of chloroprene. Chloroprene is suspected of causing cancer, but that does not mean that its polymer causes cancer. For instance, ethylene is a gas used to ripen, among other things, bananas, but its polymer--poylyethylene--is the basis of many plastics; ethylene and polyethylene are nothing ...


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Glyphosphate is an organophosphate compound that is used a herbicide - it is generally aimed at inhibiting enzyme synthesis in plants. Generally, on oral intake from raw produce can produce toxicity, but the impact is low. [1] Glyphosphate formulations are usually mixed with additives that allow more rapid or easier transferral to the inside of plants, which ...


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