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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 there is risk of exposure to hazardous chemicals, contaminants, and pollution. Learn how to minimize the risk of harmful health effects from these substances.

Chemicals & Contaminants

Learn about common hazardous chemicals and contaminants, their possible health effects, and how to reduce exposure.

Diseases & Conditions

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

Science Classroom

Science Classroom (Grades 6-8)

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

FEATURED CONTENT
Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Minimize exposure to air pollutants that can increase the risk of illness and other negative health effects.

Runoff

Runoff

Runoff can carry pollutants into our water streams. Find information on the different types of runoff and the potential health risks.

Asbestos

Asbestos

Learn where you can find asbestos and the potential human health risks of exposure.

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide

Learn where carbon monoxide is found and how to reduce your risk of exposure.

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