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Protect Pets From Winter's Hidden Dangers

... their pets from a cold environment: o Keep antifreeze away from pets. Dogs and cats like the sweet ... smell of the chemical, but ethanol glycol-based antifreeze is highly poisonous. That's why some states ... required that a bittering agent be added to antifreeze to make it taste unpleasant. o Bang on your car ...

A Season of Responsibility for New Pet Owners

... cold weather and holiday hazards that exist for household pets. antifreeze ingestion is a common winter hazard because of its sweet smell and taste. Many times, antifreeze can be spilled on the driveway or the garage floor giving easy access to ...

Veterinary Pet Insurance Data Reveals Well-Intended Pet Owners Unknowingly Poisoning Their Pets

... 1982, vitamins, soil contamination, or water pollutants. 10. antifreeze (36 claims) -- The sweet taste of antifreeze appeals to pets. While most people are aware of the poisonous ...

Winter Brings Pet Hazards

... pet's skin, especially the pads of their feet -- Clean up any antifreeze spills and store in a secure location -- antifreeze has a sweet taste, but even the smallest amount can be fatal to dogs ...

E-Cigarettes Pose a Health Hazard, FDA Warns

... are sold in the United States, they are manufactured overseas, mostly in China. In one sample, analyses detected diethylene glycol, an antifreeze component. In several other samples, analysts found carcinogens, including nitrosamines, Westenberger noted. "All of these results indicate an ...

Hibernation-like behavior in Antarctic fish -- on ice for winter

... driven and presumably provides seasonal energetic benefits. Scientists already know that Antarctic fish have very low metabolic rates and blood antifreeze proteins that allow them to live in near-freezing waters. This study demonstrates that Antarctic fish - which already live in the slow lane with ...

Spain Withdraws Contaminated Chinese Toothpaste

... brands are Spearmint and Trileaf Spearmint. Spanish laboratory tests have detected the presence of DEG (diethylene glycol) - a substance used in antifreeze and as a solvent - in them, reported news agency INEPNEXT. The European Union's executive body Tuesday said it was alerting other EU member ...

FDA Advises Manufacturers to Test Glycerin for Possible Contamination

... worldwide in liquid over-the-counter and prescription drug products, is not contaminated with diethylene glycol (DEG). DEG is a known poison used in antifreeze and as a solvent. Today, the agency is issuing guidance to industry recommending methods of testing glycerin and other controls to identify any ...

US Halts Import of Chinese Toothpaste

... of Chinese toothpaste till the Food and Drug Administration decides whether the product contains diethylene glycol, a toxic chemical commonly used in antifreeze and brake fluid. The imports will be released only if they test negative for the chemical. The FDA began the tests following reports that ...

US Consumers Warned Against Toxic Chinese Fish

... hold all imports of Chinese toothpaste till the FDA comes out with its finding on whether it contains diethylene glycol, a chemical commonly used in antifreeze and brake fluid. Now the agency is warning that packages of fish imported from China into the United States and labelled as monkfish intended ...

Better Ice Creams And Artificial Snow, Courtesy Bacteria

... to select for bacteria that will gather on the surface of the ice. Incorporating bacteria into slowly grown ice is based on a method used to purify antifreeze proteins, called ice affinity selection. The bacteria can modify ice and water in a number of ways, explains Dr. Walker. One of the species ...
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