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Author Lewis, Grace Ross.

Title 1001 chemicals in everyday products / Grace Ross Lewis
Edition Second edition
Published New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 1999


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 MELB  540 Lew/Oci 1999  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description x, 388 pages ; 24 cm
Series American essays in liturgy
American essays in liturgy.
Contents Consumer's chemical questions: Food additives; Cosmetics; Cleaning products; Miscellaneous questions -- Chemicals -- Appendix 1. United States poison control centers ; Canadian poison control centers -- Index
Summary Here are fast, hands-on answers to crucial questions about hundreds of chemical substances we come into contact with on a regular basis. From MSG in food to perchloroethylene in dry cleaning, this A-Z guide provides clear, no-nonsense information on the use and health effects of hundreds of chemicals found in food, medicines, cosmetics, cleaning solutions, lawn and garden products, and more. Well-organized and easy-to-use, it gives you the help you need to make smarter choices about the products you choose - for yourself and your family. Inside you'll find entries listing products, uses, precautions, and synonyms; direct answers to over 250 frequently asked questions on everyday chemicals; handy product and chemical synonym indexes; and a nationwide listing of Poison Control Centers
Notes "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also available as an electronic book via the World Wide Web to institutions affiliated with netLibrary, Inc
Subject Chemicals -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Author McGann, Mary
LC no. 98006419
ISBN 0471292125 (paperback: alk. paper)
0585230242 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles One thousand and one chemicals in everyday products
One thousand one chemicals in everyday products
One thousand and one chemicals in everyday products
A thousand and one chemicals in everyday products