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Hazardous Substances

"Hazardous Substances" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Substances which, upon release into the atmosphere, water, or soil, or which, in direct contact with the skin, eyes, or mucous membranes, or as additives to food, cause health risks to humans or animals through absorption, inhalation, or ingestion. The concept includes safe handling, transportation, and storage of these substances.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hazardous Substances" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hazardous Substances" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 120 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2016
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