toxic chemical


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toxic chemical

Any chemical which, through its chemical action on life processes, can cause death, temporary incapacitation, or permanent harm to humans or animals. This includes all such chemicals, regardless of their origin or of their method of production, and regardless of whether they are produced in facilities, in munitions or elsewhere.
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Acrolein is classified by the World Health Organisation as a toxic chemical.
Nevertheless, Ban expressed that holding the perpetrators of the toxic chemical attacks accountable may hopefully alleviate the prolonged suffering of the Syrian people.
Similar to previous years, in 2013, most of the toxic chemical waste managed at industrial facilities in the U.
has agreed to pay an $82,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of toxic chemical reporting requirements at its manufacturing Nazareth, Pa.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 2010 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), an annual national analysis providing information to Americans on toxic chemical disposals.
That is why ANA fully supports the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, and will continue its work with our coalition partners and lawmakers to reduce toxic chemical exposure and other environmental threats to public health.
Among the topics are toxic chemical release reporting, quantifying mobility, developing effective toxicity factors, pollution prevention planning, a program to reduce toxic chemical use, and costs and benefits.
Congress proposes toxic chemical regulation reforms.
Essentials of toxic chemical risk; science and society.
The national Learning and Developmental Disabilities Initiative (LDDI) recently released the first-ever biomonitoring report identifying toxic chemical pollution in people from the learning and developmental disability community.
When USA Today analyzed air samples outside 95 schools, they found seven schools where toxic chemical concentrations were so high they could "cause serious illnesses or increase the risk of cancer if people were exposed to those levels for a long time," the paper stated.
headquartered in Parsippany, NJ has settled alleged violations of toxic chemical reporting requirement at its plant in Hurlock, Md.