Toxins and Other Health Hazards in Art Materials

Art is fun however there may be health hazards associated when we use some art materials. Many art materials contain toxins that are harmful to people.

Toxic Substances in Art – Toxic metals in art materials

We may be unaware of this. We must protect ourselves especially the most vulnerable from these hazardous materials. We should be aware of the potential threat it may cause to our bodies. Before using these materials, it’s important to read the label. We should also follow safety guidelines when using the materials. After use, we should also practice proper labeling, storage, and disposal. In case of accidents, we should immediately seek medical help and advice.

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