Definition of nontoxic in English:

nontoxic

adjective

  • Not poisonous or toxic.

    ‘nontoxic waste’
    • ‘It's safe, non-toxic and highly effective in attacking dirt, oil and grease.’
    • ‘It is non-toxic and relatively safe, with few side effects.’
    • ‘Scrapstore collects clean, re-usable, non-toxic waste from businesses and makes it available to the local community.’
    • ‘If you want an effective non-toxic control for snails and insects in your garden, consider one or two Muscovy ducks.’
    • ‘Keep simple, non-toxic pest and disease control products on hand.’
    • ‘The £1.50 product, which cost thousands of pounds to develop, is made of non-toxic chemicals.’
    • ‘This interpretation is very worrying for environmentalists because it fails to distinguish between toxic and non-toxic products.’
    • ‘Resulting solids are landfilled and the non-toxic liquid can be treated in a variety of ways depending on scale.’
    • ‘Green tea is generally considered a safe, non-toxic beverage and consumption is usually without side-effects.’
    • ‘Each genetic insertion creates the added possibility that formerly non-toxic elements in the food could become toxic.’
    • ‘The artist is quick to point out than the paint he uses is non-toxic, non - radioactive and non-carcinogenic.’
    • ‘The batteries have a long life and are non-toxic.’
    • ‘The database included toxic and non-toxic compounds.’
    • ‘Dr Duke says cultivating a non-toxic variety, and then growing a crop for oil, could reduce concerns about the weed.’
    • ‘The dose level selected for the present study was non-toxic and safe.’
    • ‘If you had a choice, wouldn't you prefer to use products that contain safe and non-toxic ingredients?’
    • ‘Officials say they believe it's a non-toxic material, but say they are keeping the airport closed until they identify it positively.’
    • ‘It is also non-toxic and hypo-allergenic to livestock and humans.’
    • ‘All the ingredients are non-toxic and safe to use around pets, children and wildlife.’
    • ‘Homoeopathic medicines are safe, non-toxic, non-addictive and easy to take.’
    non-poisonous, innocuous, harmless, benign, safe, non-irritating, hypoallergenic
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Pronunciation:

nontoxic

/nänˈtäksik/