From asbestos to tobacco to radium, hazardous products, materials, and chemicals are woven into history, endangering lives and the environment. These materials became available due to huge oversights in research, unpredictable outcomes, and often just gross negligence for the sake of profit.

Enormous lawsuits have resulted from exposure to these materials, but that does not make up for the thousands of innocent lives lost. This infographic by explores 20 materials that we realized far too late were so volatile and detrimental for health and nature.

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20 Materials We Realized Far Too Late Were Hazardous

David Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

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