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Chemical Labels

A _________ substance is one that will destroy and damage other substances with which it comes into contact. It may attack a great variety of materials, including metals and various organic compounds, but people are mostly concerned with its effects on living tissue. An __________ substance (also called an oxidant, oxidizer or oxidiser) can be defined as a substance that removes electrons from another reactant. An ____________ substance is a reactive substance that contains a great amount of potential energy that can produce an explosion if released suddenly, usually accompanied by the production of light, heat, sound, and pressure. A ___________________ substance is a substance that can burn. An _________________ substance is a substance that can cause inflammation of living tissues (skin, eyes etc.) A _______________ substance is any substance that can be harmful to huma health if swallowed or inhaled or absorbed through the skin.