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This symbol shows that a substance is damaging to human health. This includes substances that cause birth defects.

A teratogen is a material that can cause congenital defects. Some things can be teratogens, including some chemicals, medications, and infectious diseases.

About 75% of all congenital disfectants are caused by teratogens.

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