Category: Toxic Chemical Exposure

Triclosan Antibacterial Ingredient May Harm Muscle Movement

August 15, 2012 -- New research has linked triclosan, an ingredient in thousands of common household products, to decreased muscle movement in animal studies. Triclosan is one of the most common anti-bacterial chemicals used in soap, body wash, mouthwash, toothpaste,...

Thousands file Health Claims for Richmond Refinery Fire

August 14, 2012 -- Health claims are pouring in from injured residents of Richmond, California. On August 6, a Chevron gasoline refinery caught on fire and exploded, sending a massive plume of black smoke into the sky. Fortunately, there were...

Workplace Exposure to Organic Solvents Linked to Heart Defects

July 19, 2012 -- A new study has identified exposure to organic solvents as a risk factor for having a baby with a serious, life-threatening heart defect. The research, published in the journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, has found...

Federal Study Finds 1.4 Million Suffer Workplace Asthma

May 24, 2012 -- A massive study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has found that about 9% of all asthma cases are caused by occupational or workplace exposure to toxic substances. In total, 1.4 million people may...

Texas Toxic Chemical Exposure Lawyer

Texas Toxic Chemical Exposure Lawyer

Toxic chemical exposure occurs when people ingest substances that are poisonous or harmful to human health. Toxic substances can be found everywhere, from the air we breathe to the structures of our homes and workplaces. When a person is exposed...