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What are the health risks of toluene?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Toluene, a solvent found in nail polish, paints, and when petroleum-based paraffin candles are burned can cause nervous system damage. Naturally scented beeswax, soy, or vegetable candles and natural alternatives to nail products are a better choice.


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