Annal: 1995 Aventis Prize for General Science Book

Results of the Aventis Prize in the year 1995.

Book:The Consumer's Good Chemical Guide

The Consumer's Good Chemical Guide: A Jargon-Free Guide to the Chemicals of Everyday Life

John Emsley

This guide exposes the misinformation and disinformation that surrounds many of the controversial chemicals in every-day life. It uses non-technical language to explain the science behind the chemicals which are claimed to be dangerous, polluting or unhealthy, and argues that many are far less dangerous than shock-horror newspaper headlines would have us believe.

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