BirdTricks Blog | Parrot Training — carcinogenic chemicals
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If you choose to smoke, that’s your business and your right. This post is about secondhand smoke, and how smoking around you birds affects affects their health.
What is secondhand smoke?
Secondhand smoke is the smoke that is emitted from a cigarette, from either the burning end or the filtered end. It contains thousands of different chemicals that fill the air as either gases or particulates. Following are facts about secondhand smoke by the National Cancer Institute and the EPA:
- “Secondhand smoke contains over 4000 chemicals, including 69 compounds that ...
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