화학물질 및 독성 물질

April 18, 2023

EPA는 자신의 재산에 Indiana Plastics 화재 잔해가 있는 주민들에게 전화를 걸 것을 요청합니다.

On April 11, 2023, a plastics fire at a warehouse spewed hydrogen cyanide, benzene, and asbestos into the air in Richmond, Indiana. The EPA  found asbestos in debris that fell in surrounding neighborhoods up to 1.5 miles from the fire. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urges anyone with debris on their property from the Indiana Plastics Fire to not disturb the debris and call them immediately. The EPA will gather data on the debris have an asbestos professionally removed. Hydrogen cyanide, a highly toxic gas, can be fatal depending on the dose and length of exposure. Benzene is known to cause cancers such […]
October 26, 2022

자궁암 위험과 관련된 모발 교정 화학 물질-흑인 여성이 더 영향을 받을 수 있음

Women who use chemical hair straighteners, dyes, bleach, and perm chemicals are at a higher risk for uterine cancer according to a new report from the National Institutes of Health. In the study, 33,497 U.S. women from ages 35 – 74 were in the study. In 11 years, 378 uterine cancer cases were diagnosed. The study found that women who frequently used hair straightening products were more than four times as likely to develop uterine cancer compared to those who did not. Uterine cancer accounts for about 3% of all new cancer cases but is the most common of the […]
June 25, 2015

전자담배를 "아니오"라고 말해야 하는 3가지 이유

3 Reasons to Say “No” to E-Cigarettesby Brayton Purcell LLP | Jun 25, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | We stand with Kaiser Permanente, urging you to say “no” to e-cigarettes. Despite being advertised as a “safer” alternative to regular tobacco products, many electronic cigarettes still contain toxic chemicals and are not proven to [...]
May 19, 2015

독성 화학 물질에 노출된 뉴욕 네일 살롱 근로자

New York Nail Salon Workers Exposed to Toxic Chemicalsby Brayton Purcell LLP | May 19, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | A New York Times investigation that exposed the exploitation of workers has brought to light many issues within the industry. In addition to dismal pay wages and excruciatingly long workdays, manicurists are exposed [...]
April 6, 2015

석재 조리대 산업의 실리카 위험에 대한 연방 경고 발령

Federal Warning Issued of Silica Danger in Stone-Countertop Industryby Brayton Purcell LLP | Apr 6, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Federal agencies have published a new Hazard Alert for workers in stone countertop manufacturing and installation at risk of silica inhalation. In February 2015, two federal work-safety agencies issued a new Hazard Alert [...]
March 20, 2015

석면으로부터 대중을 보호하기 위해 미국 상원에 제출된 두 개의 법안

Two Bills Introduced to U.S. Senate to Protect Public from Asbestosby Brayton Purcell LLP | Mar 20, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Since the “Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (S.697) was introduced into Congress last week, senators, health and safety organizations, and the victims of toxic substance exposure have come forward [...]
March 18, 2015

이른바 "21세기 화학물질 안전법"

The So-Called “Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act”by Brayton Purcell LLP | Mar 18, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Have you heard of the Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (S.697)? The name might be a little deceiving, as the proposed bill is considered to be worse than the Toxic Substances [...]
April 18, 2023

EPA는 자신의 재산에 Indiana Plastics 화재 잔해가 있는 주민들에게 전화를 걸 것을 요청합니다.

On April 11, 2023, a plastics fire at a warehouse spewed hydrogen cyanide, benzene, and asbestos into the air in Richmond, Indiana. The EPA  found asbestos in debris that fell in surrounding neighborhoods up to 1.5 miles from the fire. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urges anyone with debris on their property from the Indiana Plastics Fire to not disturb the debris and call them immediately. The EPA will gather data on the debris have an asbestos professionally removed. Hydrogen cyanide, a highly toxic gas, can be fatal depending on the dose and length of exposure. Benzene is known to cause cancers such […]
October 26, 2022

자궁암 위험과 관련된 모발 교정 화학 물질-흑인 여성이 더 영향을 받을 수 있음

Women who use chemical hair straighteners, dyes, bleach, and perm chemicals are at a higher risk for uterine cancer according to a new report from the National Institutes of Health. In the study, 33,497 U.S. women from ages 35 – 74 were in the study. In 11 years, 378 uterine cancer cases were diagnosed. The study found that women who frequently used hair straightening products were more than four times as likely to develop uterine cancer compared to those who did not. Uterine cancer accounts for about 3% of all new cancer cases but is the most common of the […]
June 25, 2015

전자담배를 "아니오"라고 말해야 하는 3가지 이유

3 Reasons to Say “No” to E-Cigarettesby Brayton Purcell LLP | Jun 25, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | We stand with Kaiser Permanente, urging you to say “no” to e-cigarettes. Despite being advertised as a “safer” alternative to regular tobacco products, many electronic cigarettes still contain toxic chemicals and are not proven to [...]
May 19, 2015

독성 화학 물질에 노출된 뉴욕 네일 살롱 근로자

New York Nail Salon Workers Exposed to Toxic Chemicalsby Brayton Purcell LLP | May 19, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | A New York Times investigation that exposed the exploitation of workers has brought to light many issues within the industry. In addition to dismal pay wages and excruciatingly long workdays, manicurists are exposed [...]
April 6, 2015

석재 조리대 산업의 실리카 위험에 대한 연방 경고 발령

Federal Warning Issued of Silica Danger in Stone-Countertop Industryby Brayton Purcell LLP | Apr 6, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Federal agencies have published a new Hazard Alert for workers in stone countertop manufacturing and installation at risk of silica inhalation. In February 2015, two federal work-safety agencies issued a new Hazard Alert [...]
March 20, 2015

석면으로부터 대중을 보호하기 위해 미국 상원에 제출된 두 개의 법안

Two Bills Introduced to U.S. Senate to Protect Public from Asbestosby Brayton Purcell LLP | Mar 20, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Since the “Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (S.697) was introduced into Congress last week, senators, health and safety organizations, and the victims of toxic substance exposure have come forward [...]
March 18, 2015

이른바 "21세기 화학물질 안전법"

The So-Called “Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act”by Brayton Purcell LLP | Mar 18, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Have you heard of the Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (S.697)? The name might be a little deceiving, as the proposed bill is considered to be worse than the Toxic Substances [...]