Tag Archives: Toxic

9 Hand Sanitizers May Be Toxic, F.D.A. Warns

9 Hand Sanitizers May Be Toxic, F.D.A. Warns

9 Hand Sanitizers May Be Toxic, F.D.A. Warns 9 Hand Sanitizers May Be Toxic, F.D.A. Warns The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid nine hand sanitizer products manufactured in Mexico because, it said, they may contain methanol, a substance that can be toxic if absorbed through the skin or ingested. In an advisory dated Friday, the agency …

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E.P.A. Won’t Regulate Toxic Compound Linked to Fetal Brain Damage

E.P.A. Won’t Regulate Toxic Compound Linked to Fetal Brain Damage

E.P.A. Won’t Regulate Toxic Compound Linked to Fetal Brain Damage E.P.A. Won’t Regulate Toxic Compound Linked to Fetal Brain Damage WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday finalized a decision not to impose any limits on perchlorate, a toxic chemical compound found in rocket fuel that contaminates water and has been linked to fetal and infant brain damage. The move …

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In an English City, an Early Benefactor Is Now ‘a Toxic Brand’

In an English City, an Early Benefactor Is Now ‘a Toxic Brand’

In an English City, an Early Benefactor Is Now ‘a Toxic Brand’ In an English City, an Early Benefactor Is Now ‘a Toxic Brand’ BRISTOL, England — Standing beneath an empty stone plinth, from which the statue of the 17th-century slave trader Edward Colston was toppled last week, Richard Saunders showed his son photos of three black Americans who had …

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Michael Jordan: N.B.A. Champ, Marketing Legend and … Toxic Worker?

Michael Jordan: N.B.A. Champ, Marketing Legend and … Toxic Worker?

Michael Jordan: N.B.A. Champ, Marketing Legend and … Toxic Worker? Michael Jordan: N.B.A. Champ, Marketing Legend and … Toxic Worker? He showed little mercy when berating co-workers. He seized on their setbacks and scoffed at their maladies. He punched at least two in the head. The office etiquette in question did not belong to a swashbuckling bond trader or adrenaline- …

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Let’s Clean Up the Toxic Internet

Let’s Clean Up the Toxic Internet

Let’s Clean Up the Toxic Internet Let’s Clean Up the Toxic Internet This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Sometimes the online cesspool makes me want to scream my head off. Like right now. Millions of people have watched an online video that recycled discredited health conspiracies into what …

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Oil Collapse and Covid-19 Create Toxic Geopolitical Stew

Oil Collapse and Covid-19 Create Toxic Geopolitical Stew

Oil Collapse and Covid-19 Create Toxic Geopolitical Stew Oil Collapse and Covid-19 Create Toxic Geopolitical Stew Iraq cannot afford to pay millions of workers and pensioners. Mexico’s grand plans to develop the country have been thrown into disarray. Ecuador is cutting government salaries, and Venezuela is on life support. Nigeria is seeking a nearly $7 billion emergency loan. The coronavirus …

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How Do You Make a Less Toxic Blue Dye? Start With Red Beets

How Do You Make a Less Toxic Blue Dye? Start With Red Beets

Blue is the color of clear skies and open water. It conjures calm. But it’s not easy being blue. It’s not the easiest color to make, either. You can make a nice blue by mixing certain minerals with elements like mercury or lead. But they are toxic. Other methods of producing blue dyes can also be harmful to humans and …

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