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toxic substance

Etymology: Gk, toxikon, poison; L, substantia, essence
any poison.
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Garrett demanded that the EPA identify all potential toxic substances that may be present at the Ringwood Superfund site and ensure that a new cleanup plan rectifies the presence of all hazardous substances once and for all.
ARET is a voluntary, non-regulatory program that targets 117 toxic substances, including 30 which persist in the environment and bioaccumulate in living organisms.
These data show that detectable elevations in excreted porphyrin-related compounds occur after exposure to toxic substances, and that the excretion pattern for each combination of metals and metalloids is unique.
Then, in 1999, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry set their limit at 0.
The local sources pointed out that they have 'confirmed information' that the terrorist organizations in Ma'arat Misrin are able to manufacture 15km- locally-made rockets equipped with toxic substances.
Every step in the reproductive process can be altered by toxic substances in the environment.
2576, the Toxic Substances Control Act Modernization Act, by a vote of 47-0, with one abstention.
He will assess whether the country observes safety regulations when handling toxic substances and wastes.
In this collection of essays, the authors explore the effects of specific toxins on the human body, treatment options for various classes of toxins, safety assessment of therapeutic options, emergency response guidelines, and new technologies for modeling the effects of toxic substances on pulmonary tissues.
Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif Sunday ordered a gradual ban on the transport of hazardous and toxic substances on the River Nile, repEgypt's official Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported on Sunday.