Examples of carcinogen in a Sentence
Cigarette smoke contains known carcinogens.
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Other research has suggested that formaldehyde, a potential carcinogen, can be created when e-liquid is heated.
Some sections of polyvinyl chloride pipe melted, leeching carcinogens into the system.
But under California’s 1986 Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, better known as Proposition 65, acrylamide is listed as a likely human carcinogen.
Firefighters need to be able to change out of gear that has absorbed carcinogens and other toxins from a fire, before heading to a second call.
Not sleeping will profoundly and immediately increase your risk for cancer, which is part of the reason that, in 2007, the World Health Organization deemed nighttime shift work a probable carcinogen.
Like many foods that are cooked, coffee-roasting creates a chemical byproduct called acrylamide that is a carcinogen.
And while tests in rodents do show acrylamide is a potential carcinogen, the National Cancer Institute also points out that humans and rodents absorb and metabolize the chemical differently.
Your Wealth, Your Health Scientists agree that people with low socio-economic status are at greater risk of illness due to exposure to allergens and carcinogens at work and in living environments.
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Definition of carcinogen for English Language Learners
medical : a substance that can cause cancer
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