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Inhalants

  • By: Bernadette Mietus Stevenson M.D., Ph.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Inhalants are toxic substances found in common household products such as spray paint, glue, nail polish remover, and cleaning fluids. These substances produce breathable chemical vapors, which are inhaled to produce mind-altering effects. Inhalants are often used as a substitute ...

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