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Arsenic, formaldehyde and lead are a few examples of what you breathe in with cigarette smoke.
What's in cigarette smoke?
Arsenic? Yep. Formaldehyde? That too.
Here’s a more complete list of the chemicals you breathe in with cigarette smoke—many that are linked to cancer.
Found in nail polish remover.
Found in hair dye.
Used in household cleaners.
Found in rat poison and pesticides. Known to cause cancer.
Found in rubber cement and gasoline. Known to cause cancer.
Found in lighter fluid.
Found in batteries. Known to cause cancer.
Found in car exhaust fumes.
Used in embalming fluid. Known to cause cancer.
Found in barbecue lighter fluid.
Used as a chemical weapon.
Found in batteries. May cause cancer.
Found in rocket fuel and antifreeze.
Found in mothballs. May cause cancer.
Used as an insecticide.
Used to make paint thinners. May cause cancer.
Your healthier future awaits! See how your health starts improving as soon as you quit smoking.
Sources: American Lung Association; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services