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Toxics In Plastics

Toxics In Plastics




Consumers' Association of Penang

ISBN 983-104-088-0
Book size: 140 x 110mm
Pages: 60


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  • About the Book

    The many dangers of plastics shown in the book:

    •  Toxic chemicals from plastics migrate into and contaminate our foods.
    •  What plastic is used where.
    •  Why plastics can be a problem.
    •  Styrene in instant noodles.
    •  High intake of chemicals from widespread use of plastics.
    •  Phthalates in baby milk.
    •  Chemical migration from clingfilm wraps.
    •  Plastic baby feeding bottles leach out toxic chemical.
    •  Why tiny amounts of some chemicals in our babies’ food can be harmful.
    •  Bisphenol-A (BPA) in canned foods.
    •  BPA in tooth-coating chemical.
    •  BPA leached from PVC too.
    •  Toxic plastic softeners in children’s teethers, pacifiers and toys.
    •  PVC plastic a serious threat to human reproduction.
    •  Styrene health hazards from food containers.
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