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Tiendaen español

What is a tienda?

'Tienda' is a Spanish word for a small neighborhood store. Tiendas typically have necessities such as flour and sugar, but also carry other goods such as candy. In the Tox Town border scene, a tienda is included to represent environmental health issues relating to food safety, household products, and medicines.

This description is based on the information found in the Web links listed with this topic.


Web Links from MedlinePlus (National Library of Medicine)
Cosmetics
Dietary Supplements
Drug Safety
Food Allergy
Food Safety
Foodborne Illness
Herbal Medicine
Household Products
Listeria Infections
Medical Device Safety
Medicines
Minerals
Over-the-Counter Medicines
Vitamins

More Links
Household Products Database (National Library of Medicine)
Retail Worker Safety (California State Compensation Insurance Fund)
Start at the Store: 7 Ways to Prevent Foodborne Illness (Food and Drug Administration)

Chemicals at the Tienda
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Acetone
Ammonia
Arsenic
Benzene
Carbon Monoxide
Chlorine
Lead
Mercury
Methanol
Nitrogen Oxides
Pesticides
Phthalates
Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs)
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Radon
Solvents
Styrene
Toluene
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)


Last Updated: January 29, 2014

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