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In the video below, a child on Destin Beach gets oil stuck to the bottom of her feet. The mother is, apparently, prepared with a container of Goo Gone. Such is the reality of going to the beach post-oil disaster: suncreen, sunglasses, and Goo Gone are all necessities. Perhaps it's time for Florida to get rid of all those ads claiming that its beaches are safe.
Samples of crude oil from single sources and composite blends were tested for carcinogenicity by skin application in ten experiments in mice. Four samples of crude oil from single sources produced benign and malignant or unspecified skin tumours in two experiments. In one experiment,a composite sample produced a low incidence of skin carcinomas; in a similar experiment using the same treatment regimen but a blend of slightly different composition, no skin tumour was observed. The conduct and/or reporting of the results of six other experiments in mice were inadequate for evaluation
Skin application to mice of fractions of two crude oil samples distilled under laboratory conditions and corresponding to various refinery streams produced skin tumours.
One sample of crude oil produced skin papillomas in rabbits in one experiment. Two other experiments were inadequate for evaluation.
Originally posted by ANOMALY502
Which is more toxic on your skin, the goo-gone, or tar balls.........