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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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Officials homed in on a dozen sites - including one in Maywood, southeast of Los Angeles - where they are testing for toxic vapors inside buildings.
Use a non-ammonia cleaner, as ammonia can interact with disinfecting bleach to create toxic chlorine gas.
Furthermore, they've demonstrated that the bacteria dampen their light show by more than half when exposed to heavy metals such as copper and zinc, pesticides, PCBs, and other toxic compounds.
The USW alleges that the facility, formerly known as M&M Chemical, should have been reporting information for at least 29 toxic chemicals, or 145 separate EPCRA TRI reporting violations.
Reed makes a convincing case that a toxic leader's behavior likely stems from feelings of inferiority, which, when combined with narcissism, creates a potentially disastrous mix.
Students and other members of the academic community are at risk due to exposure from ubiquitous toxic substances in everyday products and devices that are used in schools and homes," she said.
4 million pounds of toxic pollution into the Delaware River.
Toxic Free then details ways you can "be your own toxicologist," which is especially important to parents as "infants and children have greater risk for health effects from toxic exposure than adults.
In their experiments, three of these arrangements were toxic to human cells, two were not.
Toxic minerals can be removed by infusion of chelators and by whatever fraction of an oral chelator that gets taken up to cleanse the body.
To determine how commonly trace exposures trigger unanticipated biological, impacts, Calabrese's team has analyzed databases of biological responses to potentially toxic chemicals, each throughout a broad range of doses.
The Daily News first disclosed serious concerns about contamination at the field lab in 1989, including questionable practices involving disposal of toxic materials in the burn pit.