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Latest Edit: Iva 2012-05-12 (EDT)

Furans are one of many toxic environmental chemicals.


  • Industry:
  • by-products of plastic production
  • manufacturing of iron and steel
  • industrial bleaching and incineration.

Impact on Health

  • carcinogenic
  • toxic to the developing fetus
  • toxic to the liver
  • infertility
  • suppresses immune system
  • hormone disruptor
  • high exposure may cause severe acne.