All posts tagged with Toxic chemicals
09/11/2017 / By Russel Davis

Switzerland is slated to become the first country to ban deodorants that contain aluminum salts. This, following results of a 2016

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-09-11-aluminum-salts-in-deodorants-caused-cancer-and-switzerland-may-be-the-first-nation-in-the-world-to-ban-them.htmlv

09/06/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

For almost four years, a building located in an eastern Missouri floodplain has served as the illegal dump site for

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-09-06-thousands-of-tons-of-hazardous-waste-dumped-on-missouri.htmlv

08/25/2017 / By Jhoanna Robinson

People in the United States have been questioning the composition of their water, especially with the recent spate of contaminations

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-08-25-new-low-tech-method-developed-for-instantly-testing-tap-water-for-toxic-contaminants.htmlv

08/23/2017 / By Jhoanna Robinson

Residents of southeast Los Angeles County in California recently discovered from media reports and public health experts that their homes, schools,

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-08-23-los-angeles-schools-homes-workplaces-lead-contamination.htmlv

08/13/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

The country’s aging water infrastructure was thrust into the spotlight when the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, entered full swing

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-08-13-disturbing-discovery-replacing-old-water-pipes-with-new-pipes-causes-the-unleashing-of-toxic-lead-and-other-heavy-metals.htmlv

08/01/2017 / By Russel Davis

A set of innovative filters were found to eliminate up to 99 percent of heavy metals in contaminated water. The filters,

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-08-01-carbon-nanotube-material-removes-99-of-heavy-metals-from-water.htmlv

07/30/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Since the EPA started promoting the “land application” of sewage sludge in 1993, millions of tons of this toxic biosludge

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-07-30-cities-dumping-human-sewage-on-farm-land-across-america-is-contaminating-the-food-supply-and-destroying-the-ecosystem.htmlv

06/23/2017 / By Tim Wesley

Unaware of the danger concealed beneath the vintage decorations and stylish architecture in the fancier parts of Philadelphia, parents have

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-06-23-hazardous-levels-of-lead-uncovered-in-philadelphia-playgrounds-and-swanky-neighborhoods.htmlv

06/20/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

The precise mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease continue to baffle scientists, but a plethora of recent studies have been shedding some

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-06-20-breathing-nanoparticles-from-combustion-engines-causes-alzheimers-disease.htmlv

06/19/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Anyone who has breathed the thick air on the streets of Shanghai or has seen photos of smog obscuring the

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-06-19-pollution-is-devastating-chinas-natural-ecosystem-and-polluting-its-food-supply.htmlv

06/14/2017 / By Tim Wesley

Practice caution when choosing skin care products. Your quest for beauty can backfire and lead to detrimental consequences. Such is the

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-06-14-skincare-set-that-claimed-to-be-100-mercury-free-found-to-have-20000-times-more-mercury-than-acceptable-limits.htmlv

05/22/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

In a bid to reduce the amount of plastic pollution, the state of California banned the statewide use of plastic

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-05-22-plastic-ban-list-reveals-the-top-9-sources-of-plastic-pollution.htmlv

05/20/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

We’ve all heard people make light of what might happen if you drink the water when you’re traveling to foreign

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-05-20-nrdc-backs-up-health-rangers-lab-findings-of-contaminated-water-across-america-all-50-states-have-serious-epa-violations.htmlv

05/03/2017 / By Russel Davis

A large number of children with elevated blood lead levels (EBLL) might have been left undiagnosed in the U.S., according to

http://www.heavymetals.news/2017-05-03-epidemic-38-states-have-reported-toxic-lead-levels-in-children.htmlv