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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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In partnership with environmental group BAN Toxics (BT), the DepEd will strengthen its campaign against the use of toxic chemicals in schools by establishing an awareness campaign that will focus on making the school environment safe for children.
5 million pounds of toxic chemicals into New Jersey's waterways, making New Jersey's waterways the 12th worst in the nation, according to a new report released by Environment New Jersey.
The chapter "How Toxics Affect Your Body Systems" gives a clear, scientific analysis on the "ravages of toxics" like tobacco smoke, solvents, pesticides, food coloring and car exhaust, which are linked to a seemingly limitless range of cancers, diseases and behavioral disorders.
While EPA has made some progress in implementing its air toxics program mandated by the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, most of its regulatory actions were completed late and major aspects of the program have still not been addressed.
com and Toxics Targeting posted a detailed Internet map that illustrates more than 12,000 toxic dumps, leaking tanks and pollution discharges throughout New York's five boroughs.
The Eugene City Council is unpersuaded about the need for an expansion of the city's Toxics Right to Know law.
In June, EPA released the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data for 2001.