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Amis Ahmed
Toxic chemicals to avoid in personal care : Mineral oil

Toxic chemicals to avoid in personal care : Mineral oil

What is Mineral Oil ? Mineral oils (also known as base oils, mineral base oils) are chemical substances prepared from naturally occurring crude petroleum oil. They are a ind of by product of petroleum distillation. Crude oil is distilled first at atmospheric pressure and then under high vacuum to yield vacuum distillates and residual fractions that can be further refined to mineral oils. Mineral oils refined from petroleum crude oils are complex and variable mixtures of straight and branched-chain paraffinic, naphthenic (cycloparaffinic), and aromatic hydrocarbons having carbon numbers of 15 or more and boiling points in the range of 300–600°C. ...

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Amis Ahmed
Toxic Avalanche - An existential risk to humanity

Toxic Avalanche - An existential risk to humanity

The toxic Avalanche Modern human civilization emits more than 250 billion tonnes of chemical substances a year, in a toxic avalanche that is harming people and life every where on earth.  "The planet earth and all life forms on it are being saturated with man made chemicals in an event unlike anything in the planets entire history." Julian Cribb, author of 'Surviving the 21st Century' (Springer International 2017). Every moment of our lives we are exposed to thousands of man made chemicals which enter our bodies with each breath, meal or drink we take, the clothes and cosmetics we wear, the...

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