Health

Sunscreen and Summertime Safety

Health experts agree that using sunscreen is important during summer activities to protect exposed skin from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays.

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Chemistry 101

What is a Chemical Exposure?

Three infographics help put chemical exposures in perspective.

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Health

Chemical Exposures and Our Endocrine System

Learn about the science behind how chemicals interact with the body’s endocrine system.

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Chemistry 101

Chemical Ingredients 101: How to Read a Product Label

Why are ingredient labels so complex?

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Video: Pool Chemical Safety

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Questions about Microwaving Plastics?

Check your container! FDA reviews and evaluates whether a plastic is safe for the microwave.

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What Makes Polystyrene Different from Styrene? It’s a Matter of Chemistry.

What’s the difference between styrene and polystyrene? Although the names sound familiar, styrene and polystyrene are different and have completely different properties.

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Understanding Risk and Hazard When it Comes to Chemicals

Understanding the difference between risk and hazard, and how science is used to assess the safety of the chemical ingredients used.

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Sweet Chemistry of 5 Summer Fruits

Even Mother Nature knows that chemicals are naturally in everything, including the healthiest, most delicious foods.

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Vaccine Ingredients and Safety

Vaccines save an estimated 2.5 million lives every year from infectious diseases. Let's take a closer look!

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