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Definition of "retardants" [retardants]

  • Plural form of retardant. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "retardants" in a sentence
  • "During my research on the topic, the only caution on polyurethane that I came across was its proclivity to fire and how it then might be treated with flame retardants, which is source for carcinogens."
  • "Among the chemicals known to affect breast development and cancer susceptibility in animal studies, according to the report, are pesticides such as atrazine, used in agriculture; dioxins, an industrial pollutant found in some fatty foods; bisphenol A (BPA), found in some water bottles and canned foods; polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants, and nonylphenol (a breakdown product found in certain laundry detergents)."
  • "Because there is no one cause of autism, we need to look at all possible exposures and other environmental factors that might have increased dramatically during those years, including plastics, flame retardants, jet fuel, pesticides, viruses and retroviruses, parental age and, yes, the vaccine program."