This topic focuses on the characteristics and adverse toxic effects of chemical substances to health. Lead, organic solvents, and pesticides are chemicals that are used routinely in commercial industries and individual activities. Workers using these agents may have occupational exposure, whereas other individuals may have environmental exposure if they live near industrial installations or have contact with contaminated water, soil, air, and food.

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Keywords: Absorption; ingestion; inhalation; non-organic lead; organic lead; organic solvent; pesticides; Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

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Date added to OUM OER: 29 Mar 2022
Date Modified in OUM OER: 29 Mar 2022
Subject Matter Expert: Dr Yusof Omar
Submitter: Zulhairi Salih
Technical Format: H5P
License : CC BY-NC-ND


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