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This article tries to bring out the awareness about many household products, which are used in our daily life, containing chemicals capable of promoting cancer in human body due to the action of the carcinogen present in the household items causing dangerous changes at the cellular level. It discusses various food products in which preservatives are used which contain chemicals which increase the probability of abnormal DNA synthesis. It also explains about the danger of exposure to eletrosmog, perfumes, air fresheners, cosmetics, hair dyes, mosquito coils and the toxic chemicals present in these substances accelerating the cellular changes leading to genetic mutations.


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Palani Shanmugasundaram, Uma Maheshwari T.N, Vijey Aanandhi M, & Praveen D. (2017). Cancer awareness exposure and attitude towards the common chemical carcinogens. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 8(1), 49-53. Retrieved from