Toxic contents in Smoking

Do you know the deadly bi-products that comes along with Cigarette and its companions? 

The smoke from a cigarette contains more than 4000 chemicals, which could have various toxic, mutagenic and carcinogenic effects. The content and concentration of chemical ingredients can vary widely from one brand or type of cigarette to the next.

Some toxic components in smoke

Some toxic components in smoke

Substances in cigarette

Below is a list of few of the chemicals and their harmful effects.
Acetone                      Cyanide
Aluminum                   DDT/Dieldrin
Ammonia                    Ethenol
Arsenic                        Formaldehyde
Benzene                      Hydrogen cyanide
Butane                        Lead
Cadmium                    Methanol
Carbon monoxide      Nicotine
Carbon dioxide           Tar
Chloroform                 Vinyl Chloride

Smoker should now be aware the chemical content of the Cigarette and its bi-products. We never use these chemicals in their real form in our day to day life, but we have to answer one question, why do we need to take these chemicals indirectly through smoking. Hope this information will make few smoker think again on the deadly habit.


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