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Scientific Review of Environmental Tobacco Smoke

Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Primary Uses or Exposures: Environmental tobacco smoke, a by-product of smoking, is a complex mixture of thousands of chemicals that are emitted from burning tobacco. It is estimated that approximately 9 to 12 million children, aged six and younger, are exposed to environmental tobacco smoke in their homes.

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