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Even Eating Organic Foods Can Result In BPA, Phthalate Exposure
2013-02-27 19:06:57

It seems in the middle of the previous decade, the dangers associated with Bisphenol A (BPA) and, to a lesser extent, phthalates entered into the general consciousness of most Americans.

2012-12-20 05:01:10

Through a review of the toxicology, industrial hygiene, and epidemiology literatures in conjunction with qualitative research, this article explores occupational exposures in producing plastics

Daycare Centers May Harbor Dangerous Contaminants
2012-10-27 08:29:00

Nearly nine out of every 10 day care centers analyzed in a new University of California, Berkeley survey contained elevated levels of formaldehyde or other types of contaminants.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.