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Synonyms for contaminated

Synonyms for contaminated

corrupted by contact or association

rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution


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Among the materials disposed of at the site were old electrical capacitors, which contained PCBs and contaminated the soil.
The study found children exposed to melamine-contaminated formula were 7 times as likely to have kidney stones as those not exposed to contaminated formula.
Neither FDA nor USDA has uncovered evidence of harm to the hogs from the contaminated feed.
The water agency plans to use Saugus wells 1 and 2 -- at Magic Mountain Parkway near a fork of the Santa Clara River and at San Fernando Road and Magic Mountain -- to pump contaminated water from the Saugus Aquifer 800 feet down.
In the following example, fixed-site environmental liability insurance enabled an owner to sell a contaminated property at fair market value.
Although transformers built after 1977 no longer have PCB oils in them, there is still a significant amount of contaminated equipment across the country.
Contamination and nosocomial transmission of pathogens by other electronic devices also has been demonstrated; a contaminated personal computer has been implicated in transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to a nurse.
Thousands of government and industrial sites across the country are contaminated with a host of troublesome substances.
Belarus has been divided into four zones: dead, highly contaminated, contaminated and clean (which includes Minsk).
A new kind of fish tale, however, doesn't stretch the truth when making a point to the Hmong community in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, about the hazards of eating fish contaminated with methylmercury and polychlorinated biphenyls.
In January, headlines warned that salmon raised in ocean pens are so contaminated with cancer-causing industrial chemicals that they may not be safe to eat more than once a month.
The Saskatchewan farmer argues the chemical giant contaminated the environment and his crops through inadequate safeguards to prevent the spread of pollen and seed for its herbicide-resistant canola.
This results in the ability to detect and discard contaminated platelets while also eliminating the need for specialized training or capital equipment.
Chubb said the policy provides financial protection when the cost to clean up a Superfund site or other contaminated property exceeds the self-insured retention, which typically is 10% above estimated cleanup costs.
But not many heard what Hudson planned to do with the contaminated beef after the company got it back.