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COVID-19 and the Dangers of Self-Medicating

Ongoing concerns about COVID-19 have led to some people to “self-medicate” to treat the virus or prevent contracting it.

Government Regulation of Chemicals

Congress passed bipartisan comprehensive reform legislation to update the regulation of chemicals in commerce for the first time in 40 years, modernizing the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

“The Dose Makes the Poison”

Nearly 500 years ago, 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.”

Understanding Risk and Hazard When it Comes to Chemicals

Every day, people are exposed to a variety of activities or products that could, under certain circumstances, cause harm. There’s a potential for harm or injury in nearly every activity we engage in – whether it’s when we cross a street, ride in an automobile, or play in a baseball game.

Does Coffee Need a Cancer Warning Label in California?

Have you heard that your cup of coffee may come with a cancer warning in California? For many people, the idea of starting the morning without their regular latte or double espresso is unthinkable.

Back-to-School Safety Tips During COVID-19

COVID-19 is still affecting many communities across the United States. As schools prepare for the start of the 2021-2022 academic year, parents may be concerned about the health and safety of their children.

Understanding the Major Limitations of Many Chemical Lists

Lists are among the simplest and most widely used tools today – we make to-do lists of chores that need to be done, and grocery lists before we go to the supermarket.

Video: Pool Chemical Safety

If you own or manage a pool, this video is for you. Produced by the American Chemistry Council and the Chlorine Institute, it provides detailed guidance on the proper handling and use of pool chemicals.

Are Epidemiology Studies Good Tools for Evaluating Chemical Safety?

Rigorous, high-quality scientific research is the basis for sound decision-making on the use, safety and development of chemicals.

Video: Chemistry in Building and Construction

Check out this video about how chemistry plays a role in all aspects of a home. Saving homeowners money and protecting pipes are just a coupe examples.

Chemistry, Students and Sports – A Winning Combination

Chemistry can help young athletes in more ways than you might think.

COVID-19 and How to Help Stop Its Spread

The outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The following is relevant and useful information about COVID-19, how you can help to stop the spread of it, and what to look for in products to help keep you and your family safe.

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