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toxic

adjective damaging, deadly, deleterious, fatal, festering, harmful, injurious, insalubrious, lethal, malign, noxious, pestilent, pernicious, poisonous, purulent, risky, unsafe, venomous, virulent
Associated concepts: toxic chemicals, toxic dementia, toxic ingredients, toxic psychosis, toxic torts
See also: deadly, deleterious, detrimental, fatal, harmful, insalubrious, lethal, malignant, noxious, peccant, pernicious, pestilent, virulent
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Tarnished does offer suggestions for those sentenced to work with toxic leaders, but Reed has the candor to admit that these suggestions may not work.
The TSFP will also highlight the so-called "Fearsome Five" toxic substances that might be present in schools including mercury, lead, cadmium, asbestos, and arsenic.
Among the toxic chemicals discharged by facilities are arsenic, mercury, and benzene.
Intriguingly, Tessier said, one of the toxic arrangements (the soluble oligomer) and one of the non-toxic arrangements (the non-toxic oligomer) were indistinguishable by various methods.
Healthy people produce metallothionein to trap and safely remove toxic minerals from the body, but people under stress or with nutritional deprivations "hunker down" and stop producing elective protective molecules like metallothionein.
The state Department of Toxic Substances Control will hold an informational meeting on the Santa Susana Field Lab, 3-5 p.
Toxics Targeting provides a report service that maps and profiles up to 19 toxic site categories on or around any specific address ($150.
Under this theory, the exposure to a toxic substance, exposure in residence and manifestation of injury or disease, all qualify as a single injurious process and occurrence.
Enterotoxin and toxic shock syndrome toxin-I production of methicillin resistant and methicillin sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strains.
Now the Toxics Advisory Board proposes adding 170 more businesses to the program, including auto body repair shops, dry cleaners, gas stations and lodging establishments with swimming pools.
Since the beginning of the program, there have been steady declines in toxic chemicals released in the U.
Senate Bill 20, sponsored by Senator Byron Sher (D-Stanford), would require manufacturers of toxic electronics sold in California to develop and finance a free and convenient system for recycling their end-of-life electronics.