By Grace Ross Lewis
There's a digital laboratory of chemical substances within the meals we devour and the goods we stumble upon each dayat domestic, in school, and at paintings. What are those components and the way are they used? How are they useful? Can they be damaging?
listed here are speedy, hands-on solutions to those and different the most important questions on thousands of chemicals we come into touch with frequently. From MSG in foodstuff to perchloroethylene in dry cleansing, this AZ consultant offers transparent, no-nonsense info at the use and healthiness results of enormous quantities of chemical compounds present in nutrition, medications, cosmetics, cleansing options, garden and backyard items, and extra. Well-organized and easy-to-use, it can provide the assistance you want to make smarter offerings concerning the items you choosefor your self and your family. inside of 1,001 chemical compounds in daily items you can find:
-Entries directory items, makes use of, precautions, and synonyms -Direct solutions to over 250 commonly asked questions about daily chemical substances -Handy product and chemical synonym indexes -A national directory of Poison keep an eye on facilities
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When breathed, it is moderately toxic, causes eye and skin irritation, and possibly hallucinations, coma, and lung changes. People who live near dry cleaners have been exposed to "perc" levels hundreds of times higher than the acceptable guidelines. Newly dry-cleaned clothing should be hung out in the open for airing, and never hung in children's rooms. Children are more sensitive to toxic substance. 7. What is the most dangerous chemical around the house? The most dangerous one is the one in an unmarked container.
Synonyms: AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT ♦ BAKER'S YEAST GLYCAN Baking Soda Products and Uses: Applications in food, mouthwashes, antacids, skin powders, and bath salts. Used as a leavening agent or to adjust acidity in foods and in laundry or refrigerator as deodorizer. Precautions: In rare cases there have been reports of people taking baking soda internally for indigestion after large meals and experiencing stomach rupture. This occurs because baking soda releases carbon dioxide and the stomach is too full, or there is damage as a result of ulcers or obstruction.
Synonyms: CAS 7047-84-9 ♦ ALUMINUM MONOSTEARATE ♦ ALUMINUM STEARATE ♦ STEARIC ACID, ALUMINIUM SALT Aluminum Oxide Products and Uses: A food additive and antacid; also a dispersing agent for white coloring matter. Precautions: In gross amounts it is a possible carcinogen (cancer causing substance). Breathing of fine particles can cause lung damage. Note: The gemstones ruby and sapphire are aluminum oxide colored by traces of chromium and cobalt in another form. html 30/09/2003 Document Página 1 de 1 Page 44 Aluminum Phosphate Products and Uses: Typically used in dental cements, cosmetics, paints and varnishes as a gelling agent, an antacid, and a cement component.
1001 Chemicals in Everyday Products by Grace Ross Lewis