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toxic

harmful or deadly

toxic

[′täk·sik]
(medicine)
Relating to a harmful effect by a poisonous substance on the human body by physical contact, ingestion, or inhalation.
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With the TRI Reporting Program in place, facilities meeting certain activity thresholds must report their annual release of toxic chemicals along with other waste management action to EPA and their state.
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