Tag: plastic


Microplastics Found in Human Lungs: Health Concerns and Research

A recent study found microplastics in all regions of human lungs, suggesting inhalation as a potential route of exposure. This raises concerns about potential health effects and the need for further research. Long Version Microplastics are tiny plastic particles that have become a major concern for the environment and human health. These particles are less […]


Is Faux Leather or Pleather Toxic? | Q&A

Faux leather can potentially contain toxic chemicals such as phthalates, formaldehyde, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) which can cause health problems such as respiratory irritation, headaches, and developmental issues. However, the toxicity of faux leather can vary depending on the specific materials used in its production, and regulations exist to limit the use of these […]


Is Plastic Destroying the World? | Q&A

Plastic is one of the most widely used materials in the world due to its versatility, durability, and affordability. However, the massive production and disposal of plastic have caused significant environmental problems, leading to concerns about whether plastic is destroying the world. Here are some of the ways in which plastic is impacting the environment: […]


Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

PFAS stands for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a group of man-made chemicals that are commonly used in a variety of industrial and consumer products for their water and stain-resistant properties. They are known to be persistent in the environment and can accumulate in human and animal tissue over time, potentially causing adverse health effects. PFAS […]