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Toxin

Any poisonous substance a living thing produces as part of its metabolic or other natural process. That is, toxins themselves are not living things, but are produced by living things. Toxins are defined by the Biological Weapons Convention.
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The use of pesticides with the potential to be reproductive toxins has declined 89%.
While the initiative explicity requires strict warnings and discharge regulations on some 260 carcinogens and reproductive toxins already identified by Federal and international agencies, in February 1987 Deukmejian unveiled a short list containing only twenty-nine.
The lawsuit alleges that the three companies violated Proposition 65, which requires companies to provide warnings about potential exposure to known carcinogens and reproductive toxins.
The governor, through the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, is required to list chemicals which are known reproductive toxins or carcinogens and to update the list every year.
With the rapid advances in formulation technology Green Seal redesigned GS-11 to promote the creation of safer coatings by restricting a comprehensive list of harmful chemicals, including heavy metals, certain phthalates, formaldehyde donors, carcinogens, mutagens, reproductive toxins, hazardous air pollutants, and ozone depleting compounds.
In this regard, we can assume that the effect of high concentrations of dust and salt aerosols and products of human industrial activity, such as artificially synthesized chemicals belonging to the class of hormone-like xenobiotics and appointed to the group of reproductive toxins, as well as some vegetable compounds, referring to a class of phytoestrogens, lead to an increase in frequency of perinatal losses among the surveyed women.
In a breakthrough meeting with AHPA President Michael McGuffin in September, top officials of the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recognized the value of AHPA's innovative proposal to allow more informative warnings for California's Proposition 65-listed reproductive toxins to replace the inflammatory and alarming language currently required.
Manufacturers must also submit a list of measured carcinogens and reproductive toxins as identified by California Proposition 65, the U.S.
The risks and dangers of reproductive toxins in our products and our environment are felt disproportionately by low-income and communities of color.
Electronics factories use reproductive toxins like toluene and neurotoxins like n-hexane as well.
To receive certification under GS-48 or GS-51, laundry products cannot contain any components that are carcinogens, reproductive toxins, mutagens, neurotoxins/systemic toxins, endocrine disruptors, asthmagens, and respiratory and skin sensitizers.
The other is the crisis of toxic chemicals where we have to worry about pollution, pesticide residues in food linked to learning disabilities in children, about toxic chemicals from oil and gas exploration, especially fracking, some of which are reproductive toxins and can lead to miscarriage risks.

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