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Media tagged with "toxicology"

CDC

ATSDR's Toxic Substances Portal | CDC Features toxic  exposure  ATSDR  substances  web  portal  CDC Features  toxicology  toxic substances  chemical spill  hazardous chemicals 

ATSDR's Toxic Substances Web Portal makes it easy for researchers and citizens to find information about toxic chemicals and related health effects. Learn how toxic substances can affect health and how to prevent exposure.

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NIEHS

For Scientists: Lesson Plans education  health  research  science  environment  for scientists  lesson plans  toxicology  demonstration  teacher  teach  teaching 

Find simple strategies and activities that you can use effectively communicate complex ideas on toxicology to students.

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NIEHS

Bisphenol A (BPA) health  research  science  environment  bisphenol a  bpa  exposure to bpa  ntp  toxicology  polycarbonate  food containers  plastic  bottles 

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical produced in large quantities for use primarily in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins.

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Electric and Magnetic Fields health  research  science  environment  house  leukemia  radiation  cell phones  environmental agents  electric and magnetic fields  emfs  ntp  toxicology  power line 

Electric and magnetic fields (EMFs) are invisible areas of energy, often referred to as radiation, that are associated with the use of electrical power and various forms of natural and man-made lighting.

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Formaldehyde cancer  formaldehyde  health  research  science  environment  house  occupational  carcinogen  environmental agents  ntp  toxicology  flooring  floor  particleboard  furniture  paneling  cabinets  preservative  hair smoothing 

Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical widely used to make home building products.

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Lead lead  health  research  science  environment  michigan  cardiovascular  water  kidney  Infertility  environmental agents  lead exposure  ntp  gas  toxicology  IQ  Flint  paint  metal  nerve 

Lead is a naturally occurring metal found deep within the ground. It occurs in small amounts in ore, along with other elements such as silver, zinc or copper.

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Mercury health  research  science  pregnancy  environment  skin  environmental agents  mercury  ntp  toxicology  breath  fish  metal 

Mercury, also known as quicksilver, is a naturally-occurring metal that is toxic to living organisms.

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Nanomaterials health  research  science  environment  environmental agents  ntp  nanomaterials  toxicology  nano 

Scientists have not unanimously settled on a precise definition of nanomaterials, but agree that they are partially characterized by their tiny size, measured in nanometers.

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Styrene cancer  health  research  science  environment  house  occupational  carcinogen  environmental agents  ntp  styrene  toxicology  Tobacco smoke  building materials  photocopiers 

Styrene is a colorless, flammable liquid, which has a sweet odor and is highly volatile.

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CDC

Minimal Risk Levels for Hazardous Substances (MRLs) health effects  health  disease  effects  risk  toxic  body  data  adverse  levels  acute  exposure  human  screening  public  environmental  renal  ATSDR  substances  oral 

An MRL is an estimate of the daily human exposure to a hazardous substance that is likely to be without appreciable risk of adverse noncancer health effects over a specified duration of exposure. These substance-specific estimates, which are intended to serve as screening levels, are used by ATSDR health assessors and other responders to identify contaminants and potential health effects that may be of concern at hazardous waste sites.

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CDC

CERCLA Priority List of Hazardous Substances health effects  health  research  policy  public health  disease  agency  federal  effects  risk  program  toxic  response  data  adverse  activity  exposure  human  public  additional 

ATSDR's Substance-Specific Priority Data Needs (PDNs)

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NIEHS

Toxicology toxicology  toxicologist 

Toxicology is a field of science that helps us understand the harmful effects that chemicals, substances, or situations, can have on people, animals, and the environment.

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