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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS AND TOXIC CHEMICALS WHERE YOU LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY
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TOX TOWN

Tox Town provides consumer-level information on everyday locations and situations where you might be exposed to toxic chemicals. This site will help you better understand risks of exposure, potential health effects, and how to protect yourself.

Toxtown

Tox Town provides consumer-level information on everyday locations and situations where you might be exposed to toxic chemicals. This site will help you better understand risks of exposure, potential health effects, and how to protect yourself.

Sources of Exposure

Explore places and situations where you might be exposed to hazardous chemicals and contaminants. Learn how you can minimize your risk.

Chemicals & Contaminants

Learn about common hazardous chemicals and contaminants, their possible health effects, and how you can protect yourself.

Diseases & Conditions

Learn about possible associations between environmental contaminants and select diseases and conditions.

Concepts

Key Concepts & Glossary

Understand key concepts and terms related to environmental health and toxicology.

Community

Community Action Tools

Find guides and toolkits that will help you to take action to minimize exposure.

Educators

Tools for Teachers

Find resources for making the connection between environment and health in your classroom.

FEATURED CONTENT
Drinking Water

Drinking Water

Contaminants in drinking water may pose health risks. Find information on pollutants, and reducing your risk of exposure.

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters

Disasters cause loss of life, damage, and pollution. Read about their health effects.

Particulate Matter

Particulate Matter

Learn where particulate matter is found in our environment, and the potential human health risks of exposure.

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Inform yourself on where Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) are found in our environment, their uses, and the potential human health risks of exposure.

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