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2012-09-02 23:03:58

Parents are warned that school supplies made out of softened vinyl plastic may contain dangerous levels of phthalates says Andrew Puhanic, an Australian activist from the Globalist Report.

Back-To-School Supplies Could Be Carrying Toxic Chemicals
2012-08-28 11:05:24

Dora the Explorer. Spiderman. Disney characters. These are just a few of the figures that are found adorned on school supplies. However, it is important to point out to parents that many of their children’s favorite back-to-school supplies carrying these popular figures may be harboring toxic chemicals...

2012-07-10 23:01:21

Exposure to toxic chemicals in our environment may be negatively impacting fertility rates.

2012-06-28 06:27:50

A new study exposes the danger of the chemical butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP), a chemical found in the households of nearly 100 percent of the mothers studied. BBzP is often used in vinyl flooring and artificial leather, and it’s slowly released into home air. It can also increase a child's risk for developing eczema.

2012-06-26 14:15:20

Prenatal exposure to a ubiquitous household chemical called butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP) can increase a child's risk for developing eczema.

'Nontoxic' Nail Polish Contains Toxins, Report Finds
2012-04-11 05:23:38

A Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) report found in California salons that "nontoxic" nail polishes actually have high levels of agents linked to birth defects.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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