Good vs. Bad chemicals
Some chemicals are good for human health and the environment, and some are harmful.
Natural vs. synthetic
Found in nature or manmade
If a chemical is poisonous
A chemical's strength as a poison
How each individual responds to a chemical
The ability of a chemical to corrode other substances
How easily a substance can catch on fire
How much of a chemical there is
Routes of exposure
Inhalation, Absorption, and ingestion
A chemical that causes cancer
A chemical that changes an organisms genetic makeup, or DNA
Common health conditions from exposure
Birth Defects, Heart Disease, Lung Cancer, Asthma
partial sterilization of foods at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without major changes in the chemistry of the food
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