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Bad Effects of Dendrite

As we all know that dendrite is a good popular adhesive and P. C. Chandra's Chemical Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. is the manufacturer of dendrite. It is broadly used in various sectors like Engineering, Automobile, Footwear, Lather Craft, Home Decor, Carpenters and also for repairing punctured tyres. It contains a substance called toluene. Toluene is a sweet smelling and intoxicating hydrocarbon which is called neurotoxin. When these intoxicants are smeared on a piece of cloth and inhaled, the user feel euphoric (high and experience a sense of invincibility). But they dissolve the membrane of the brain cell and causes hallucinations.



When I was returning from my hometown by train I had noticed at the New Jalpaiguri (NJP) train station that some children mostly rag-pickers were keeping their handkerchief / polythene on their mouth and breathing through it and some smelling their handkerchief. Some of them are were half-naked, bare feet and had a broom in their hands also. All were between…