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synonyms for carcinogen

  • poison
  • toxin
  • killer
  • mutagen
  • deadly chemical
  • health hazard
See also synonyms for: carcinogenic
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She grew to realize that her mom, aunts, and friends all used the skin-lightening creams she’d borrowed after school, many of which contain toxins and even carcinogens.
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It can cause scalp irritation and hair loss as well as being a known carcinogen.
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In 2015, the World Health Organization commissioned a report that warned e-cigarettes might damage the lungs and expose users to carcinogens.
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That’s 200 times higher than the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s recommended risk level for limiting worker exposure to any carcinogen.
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