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About this Publication: Experimental Comparison of Chemical Migration from Petrochemical Plastic and Bioplastic Bottles into Drinking Water

Title: Experimental Comparison of Chemical Migration from Petrochemical Plastic and Bioplastic Bottles into Drinking Water
Date Published on the Web: 5/22/2014
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Publication Type: Report
Publication Number: DRRR-2013-01486
Description: This report was prepared by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, under a contract from the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). Lab research staff quantified chemicals, including resin additives, potentially present in water packaged in PET and PLA bottles from various manufacturers at different temperatures and storage times, and developed a preliminary exposure assessment of chemicals found.
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