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The Consumer's Good Chemical Guide: A Jargon-Free Guide to the Chemicals of Everyday Life

Popular ScienceOut of Print

By: John Emsley (Author)

W.H. Freeman & Co. Ltd

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #38980 | ISBN: 0716745054
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Intended as a non-technical reference guide, The Consumer's Good Chemical Guide contains information for all those concerned about the impact of chemicals – both natural and synthetic – in their foodstuffs, their lives and the environment. It explains in accessible, non-technical language the science behind sugar and artificial sweeteners; cholesterol, animal fats and fibre; painkillers; plastics and PVC; and the risks associated with taking drugs. It also exposes the misinformation and disinformation that surrounds many of the controversial chemicals we meet in daily life.


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