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What are some dangers of toner exposure?

What are some dangers of toner exposure?

Avoid the dust!: Toner dust may contain cadmium, mercury and lead. Besides irritating the skin, these may be carcinogenic. The company selling these products will advise you on how to safely handle them. Modern cartridges should involve no contact with the contained black dust. If you are at risk of getting dust on your hand, or in your lungs, i would be caution and use gloves and a mask. ...Read more

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How dangerous is exposure to cytotoxic drugs?

How dangerous is exposure to cytotoxic drugs?

Potential problem: Exposure related to nurses, pharmacists over a prolonged period can be a problem. A very short exposure (spill of drug or brief contact with skin can not be a problem. Be careful to protect yourself when cytotoxic drugs may be involved. ...Read more

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How dangerous is bpa and how to avoid exposure?

How dangerous is bpa and how to avoid exposure?

Ltd danger - unknown: Use of bpa & human exposure is so very low that it is impossible to determine extent or risk at this point in time. Studies completed are not conclusive enough to demand withdrawal. Studies show micro doses are metabolized and excreted from the body very quickly, limiting potential damage. Avoidance in packaging, etc. Is very difficult to control. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of lead paint exposure?

What are the dangers of lead paint exposure?

Old bad paint is bad: Painted surfaces that are in very good condition are ok. Babies get lead into their bodies when their surroundings have old paint in bad condition. When leaded paint is cracking, chipping, or otherwise falling apart, the dust-sized particles may end up in a child's mouth or be breathed in through the nose. A child can have high lead levels, which are bad for his brain and harm his development. ...Read more

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What are the dangers associated with an exposure to ammonia?

What are the dangers associated with an exposure to ammonia?

How much, how long: With any chemical exposure, the affects depend on the route of exposure (contact, ingestion, breathing, etc), the concentration of the substance and the time of the exposure. In the case of ammonia, it can damage the skin, eyes, respiratory tract, etc in ways ranging from severe thermal and chemical burns to frost bite. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/820298-overview. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the dangers of lead exposure?

Need expert help here. What are the dangers of lead exposure?

Multiple disorders: Exposure to lead depending on the age and intensity of exposure can cause mental retardation and encephalopathy in children. In adult it may cause anemia, neuropathy, gum disease and abdominal pain etc. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/lead-poisoning/fl00068. ...Read more

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Does paternal exposure to methotrexate cause any danger to the baby? Please, need some answers?

Does paternal exposure to methotrexate cause any danger to the baby? Please, need some answers?

See details: What do you mean by 'paternal exposure'? If the person is currently taking methotrexate, it is advised that he stop it for 3 months prior to attempting to conceive. ...Read more