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chemical imbalance

A euphemistic (and possibly derogatory) insinuation of a mental illness or disorder. I think I might have a chemical imbalance or something, I've just not been myself lately. What's wrong with you, do you have some kind of chemical imbalance or something?
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Meanwhile, Lotte Chemical has said it will merge with its wholly owned subsidiary as part of efforts to streamline its chemical business.
Session 5 on "Advances in additives and modifiers," will be chaired by Thoi Ho of Dow Chemical.
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Scientific studies conducted or funded by the chemical industry have long been acknowledged by government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and the scientific community at large as necessary and valuable contributions to the understanding of potential public health and environmental effects related to the manufacture and use of chemicals [Environmental Defense 1998; Health and Environmental Sciences Institute 2005; U.S.
Among them mercury, gasoline, waste by-products from coal and garbage burning, toxic traces of eight petroleum-based chemicals, carcinogenic residue from dozens of widely used flame retardants, pesticides, and much more.
Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board's investigation of the hazards actually experienced within the chemical industry.
On February 6, 2002, George Tenet, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, testified that Al Qaeda could be planning to target chemical facilities.
"One of the characteristics of chemical sensitivities is that people tend to have bigger reactions to ever-smaller amounts of substances," says Suzanne Olson of the Environmental Health Network.
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The best defence against chemical spills is a good offence.
Gas!" and the clanging of sirens and alarms, members of the 837th Transportation Battalion conducted quarterly nuclear, biological, and chemical training.