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Rossol, Monona

Pick Your Poison

How Our Mad Dash to Chemical Utopia is Making Lab Rats of Us All

€ 26.95

Discusses how the chemicals in everyday products from detergents, paints, makeup and toys are killing us, reveals that many eco-friendly products are good for the environment but bad for humans and explains why the government is doing nothing about it


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface.

Chapter 1. Your Body is a Chemistry Experiment: Have We Given Ourselves Diabetes, Autism, and Cancer?

Chapter 2. Dying for Your (Child`s) Art: Why Nontoxic Doesn`t Mean `Not Toxic`.

Chapter 3. Calling a Product Green Doesn`t Make it Stop Being Poison: The Chemical Substitution Game.

Chapter 4. All-Natural Doesn`t Mean Safe, Either: Mother Nature Is Out to Get You.

Chapter 5. Why Not Just Use Soap?: YOU VERSUS THE ENVIRONMENT.

Chapter 6. Of Wall Paint and Face Paint: How Labels Can Mislead You.

Chapter 7. You Have the Right to Know: How the MSDS Can Help You Protect Yourself (When No One Else Will).

Chapter 8. Your Air Filter May Be Polluting Your Air: UNDERSTANDING CHEMICAL EXPOSURE.

Chapter 9. Silver Socks Rocked by Toxic Shocker! Our Weak Worker and Consumer Protection Laws.

Chapter 10. Chemicals Known to the state of California A POLITICAL ACTION PLAN.

Chapter 11. Don`t Drive Yourself Crazy: Thirteen Reasonable Ways to Change Today.

Acknowledgments.

Appendix 1. Detergent Additives.

Appendix 2. Evaluating The Material safety Data Sheet.  

Appendix 3. New York Disclosure Amendment.

Notes.

Index.
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Hardback
256 pagina's
Januari 2011
454 gram
241 x 159 x 25 mm
Turner Publishing Company us

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