By Grace Ross Lewis

ISBN-10: 0471292125

ISBN-13: 9780471292128

There's a digital laboratory of chemical substances within the nutrition we devour and the goods we come upon each dayat domestic, in school, and at paintings. What are those elements and the way are they used? How are they worthwhile? Can they be destructive?

listed below are speedy, hands-on solutions to those and different the most important questions on hundreds and hundreds of chemicals we come into touch with frequently. From MSG in nutrients to perchloroethylene in dry cleansing, this AZ consultant presents transparent, no-nonsense details at the use and health and wellbeing results of 1000's of chemical substances present in nutrition, drugs, cosmetics, cleansing options, garden and backyard items, and extra. Well-organized and easy-to-use, it supplies 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 will discover:

-Entries directory items, makes use of, precautions, and synonyms -Direct solutions to over 250 commonly asked questions about daily chemical compounds -Handy product and chemical synonym indexes -A national directory of Poison keep watch over facilities

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A skin irritant. EPA was ordered by courts to revoke approval as food additive in 1992. Synonyms: CAS: 17804-35-2 ♦ BNM ♦ BENLATE ♦ FUNDASOL Bentonite Products and Uses: A smectite clay from volcanic ash. Used in foods such as fruit flavorings, liquors, ice cream, baked goods, and chewing gum. Also in cosmetics, facial makeup, facial masks, and used to clarify and stabilize wines. html 30/09/2003 Document Página 1 de 1 Page 56 be a colorant, pigment, stabilizer, or thickener. Also in water softeners and in drilling muds.

Synonyms: CAS 592-88-1 ♦ ALLYL MONOSULFIDE ♦ DIALLYL SULFIDE ♦ DIALLYL THIOETHER ♦ OIL GARLIC ♦ THIOALLYL ETHER Allyl Trichlorosilane Products and Uses: Used in boat and car repair products for fiber glass finishes. Precautions: A fire hazard. Possible skin and eye irritant. Synonyms: TRICHLOROALLYLSILANE Aloe Vera Products and Uses: Aloe is a succulent plant in the lily family. The leaf contains a gel-like substance used for skin lotions, creams, ointments, soaps, makeup, moisturizers, and over-the-counter (OTC) burn medications.

Precautions: An allergen. Combustible when heated. Synonyms: BALSAM PERU OIL ♦ PERUVIAN BALSAM Barium Thiosulfate Products and Uses: Additive in luminous paints, matches, and varnishes as pigments, glazes, and protective coatings. Precautions: Flammable. Toxic by swallowing and breathing. Synonyms: BARIUM HYPOSULFITE Batteries Products and Uses: There are five main types: lead storage batteries for autos, motorcycles, lawnmowers, and so on; zinc chloride or zinc carbon batteries for calculators and clocks; alkaline batteries used in cameras and radios; nicklecadmium rechargable batteries that can be used repeatedly; and button cell batteries used in watches and hearing aids.

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