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Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

BPA Oceans

Caption: Organisms live off of the decomposing epoxy and polyurethane plastic paint used to seal the hull of this ship.

Credit: Katsuhiko Saido

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Related news release: Hard plastics decompose in oceans, releasing endocrine disruptor BPA


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