Information about the chemistry in the products you use every day
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Health experts agree that using sunscreen is important during summer activities to protect exposed skin from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays.
Vaccines save an estimated 2.5 million lives every year from infectious diseases. Let's take a closer look!
Three infographics help put chemical exposures in perspective.
Learn about the science behind how chemicals interact with the body’s endocrine system.
Why are ingredient labels so complex?
From veggie casseroles to pie, chemistry is enabling tasty feasts...
Check your container! FDA reviews and evaluates whether a plastic is safe for the microwave.
Learn more about the primary federal regulation overseeing the safety of chemical products—the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and bipartisan efforts to update the law.
What’s the difference between styrene and polystyrene? Although the names sound familiar, styrene and polystyrene are different and have completely different properties.
Understanding the difference between risk and hazard, and how science is used to assess the safety of the chemical ingredients used.
Even Mother Nature knows that chemicals are naturally in everything, including the healthiest, most delicious foods.