1. How To Host
A Toxies Viewing Party!
Everything You Need to Know to Host
a Toxies Viewing Party in Style!
• Where are you from?
• What organization are you affiliated with (if
• Which Toxie is your pick for People’s Choice?
3. The Story Behind the Toxies
3rd Annual satirical awards ceremony- showcasing toxic chemicals & pollutants
Led by Californians for a Healthy and Green Economy (CHANGE) and Physicians for Social
Responsibility- Los Angeles (PSR-LA)
4. 2012 Nominees
• Bisphenol-A (BPA): Estrogen Impersonator/Endocrine Disruptor
• Chloropicrin: Toxic Fumigant
• Dioxin: Air contaminant
• Formaldehyde: Toxic Preservative
• Fracking Chemical Cocktail: Secret Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals
• Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs): Genetically Modified
• Halogenated Flame Retardants (HFRs): Chemical fire retardants
• Lead: A very toxic heavy metal
• Mercury: Another toxic heavy metal
• Nitrates: Synthetic Fertilizer
• Perchloroethylene: Dry Cleaning Chemical
• Phthalates: PVC/Vinyl softener
• Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs): Cooling Fluid
• Sodium Hydroxide: Active ingredient in “lye” hair relaxers
• Trichloroethylene (TCE): Metal Degreaser
• Ultrafine Particulate Matter: Combustion-Generated Toxic
13. Thank you!
Questions, Comments etc?
On The Toxies? Contact Ana Mascarenas at
email@example.com or 213-689-9170
On Viewing Parties? Contact Christina Medina at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-655-3900 x309