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Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of neurotoxicant.

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Examples

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for instance, has found flame retardants PBDEs -- a group of suspected neurotoxicants -- in the blood of over 95 percent of Americans that have been tested.

    Frances Beinecke: Testifying to Congress: It's Time to Keep Our Families Safe from Toxic Chemicals

  • Shell president predicts $5-a-gallon gas by 2012; EPA develops neurotoxicants list; Obama admin takes aim at China's renewable-energy subsidies;New House Science chair praises 'tremendous' BP spill, plans to subpoena climate scientists; 10 Green New Year's Resolutions ...

    Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: Green News Report: December 28, 2010 (Audio)

  • • Assess the chemical composition of company products against published lists of known or suspected high priority chemicals, with particular emphasis on such categories as persistent and bioaccumulative substances, carcinogens, mutagens, reproductive toxicants, neurotoxicants, and hormone disruptors

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  • • Assess the chemical composition of company products against published lists of known or suspected high priority chemicals, with particular emphasis on such categories as persistent and bioaccumulative substances, carcinogens, mutagens, reproductive toxicants, neurotoxicants, and hormone disruptors.

    GreenBiz.com Green Business News

  • If small amounts of methylmercury from fish can cause permanent brain damage in unborn children, and if ethylmercury from vaccines has two-to-four times more potential for causing brain damage in primates, then isn't time to get rid of thimerosal (in flu shots, in adult vaccines, and in the millions of childhood doses shipped overseas each year?) "Until there is enough evidence to rule out effects of certain chemicals on the developing nervous system," Grandjean and the other study authors concluded, "a cautious approach would involve strict regulation of suspected developmental neurotoxicants and prudent counseling of expectant mothers regarding exposures to untested substances."

    David Kirby: New Study: Mercury, Other Toxins May Cause Autism

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