Day: July 22, 2021

Water Toxins

The dangers of nitrites and nitrates in water

It is absolutely impossible to see, smell or taste certain pollutants from drinking water. Nitrites and nitrates are pollutants and

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The effects of PFAs and PFOs on the human reproduc

Human contaminants in water pose reproductive health risks since most of these compounds are endocrine-disrupting substances (EDCs). Endocrine dysfunction negatively

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The negative impact of Bisphenol A on the reproduc

Overview Bisphenols have been a group of chemicals used in the manufacture of plastics, epoxy resins, and others since the

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Phthalates in drinking water and their impact on t

Phthalates, commonly referred to as plasticizers, are chemicals used in many household products and have been present in the environment

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Emerging contaminants in drinking water and health

Drinking water is constantly monitored and regulated for a range of chemicals, in particular toxic ones. With more than 80,000

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The drawbacks of chlorine and chloramine as water

Water sanitizers are widely used worldwide to protect against waterborne pathogens. But there are serious consequences that can threaten the

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The adverse effects of disinfection by-products in

Disinfecting the public drinking water supply and treating swimming pools is a major application of public health practices to protect

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To what extent are pesticides hazardous in water?

Pesticides are often a part of today's agriculture. These chemicals are sprayed on almost everything we eat, from vegetables to

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The dangers of Glyphosate in drinking water

Glyphosate, or Roundup, is an active chemical and one of the most common herbicides that jeopardize tap water. The food

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Risks of dioxane in drinking water

Have you come across something called 1,4 dioxane? Have you ever wondered what dioxane is and what are its uses?