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Words and terminology

On this webpage, we use a large number of uncommon words and expressions. It is therefore not that strange if you do not recognise them. Here we explain what they mean in a little more detail.

Activated charcoal

Antibacterial substances

Bisphenol A (BPA)

Cadmium

Chemical mixture

Chemical pneumonia

Chemical substances

Chemicals

Cosmetic products

Creosote

Flame retardant

Hazard pictogram

Hormone disrupting substances

Lead

Mercury

Mineral oil

Natural products and natural materials

Nickel

PVC (polyvinyl chloride)

Phthalates

Substances of very high concern

Thermal paper