Examples of carcinogen in a Sentence
Cigarette smoke contains known carcinogens.
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Brazilian women’s desire for straight hair ran so deep that the carcinogen was soon incorporated into salon treatments, called escova progressiva (progressive blow-dry).
Best case scenario: Our favorite early-morning coffee shops start roasting their beans with fewer carcinogens.
California already considers the pesticides known carcinogens, and the European Union has banned naphthalene.
The film covers Brockovich’s legal fight with the Pacific Gas & Electric Company of California, which tainted drinking water with a carcinogen and tried to cover it up.
But the unsettling facts remain: Lip formulas often harbor small amounts of unlabeled heavy metals (including lead and the carcinogen cadmium, as found in a 2013 study by a team of University of California researchers).
But the union, citing federal statistics, has long claimed that exposure to toxins and carcinogens now kills more firefighters.
The looming cloud, caused by the twin towers' collapse and the digging in ground zero, carried chemicals and carcinogens such as perfluoroalkyl substances or PFASs, a class of chemicals used to make products stain-resistant, nonstick or waterproof.
The pollutants included benzene, which is a carcinogen, and methane, which is a major contributor to climate change.
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