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Everyday Chemistry

Unmasking Chemistry’s Contributions to Halloween Safety and Fun

Chemistry is a part of Halloween's tricks and treats.

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Chemical Safety

Understanding Chemical Safety

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Chemical Safety

How EPA Prioritizes Chemical Risk Assessments

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Chemistry 101

Chemical Families: Sometimes Similar, But Far From the Same

Family members may have similarities, but they’re not the same

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Health

FAQs: COVID-19 and How to Stop Its Spread

Explore FAQs and useful information about COVID-19, how you can help to stop the spread of the coronavirus, and what to look for in disinfectant products.

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Health

Vaccine Ingredients: Are they safe?

Vaccines help prevent illnesses.

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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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Types of Plastic Food Packaging and Safety: A Close-Up Look

You don’t have to be a scientist to understand the many ways plastics are useful.

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Infographic: The Dose Makes The Poison

Swiss physician and chemist Paracelsus expressed the basic principle of toxicology: “All things are poison and nothing is without poison; only the dose makes a thing not a poison.”

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More Chemistry Info.

Epoxy Resins

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Ketones - Uses, Benefits, and Chemical Safety Facts

Learn about Ketones, a class of organic chemical compounds used as solvents to formulate products for coatings, adhesives and ink applications.

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Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)

A monomer is a molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer.

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Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (Quats)

Quats are used to kill germs that can cause illnesses

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Antimicrobials

Antimicrobials are substances or mixtures of substances used to destroy or suppress the growth of harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, or fungi on inanimate objects and surfaces. 

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