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Contact: Michael Woods
m_woods@acs.org
202-872-4400
American Chemical Society

Microplastics Threat

Caption: Submicroscopic particles of PVC (shown via electron microscope) and other plastics may pose a previously unrecognized pollution threat.

Credit: Courtesy of Emma Teuten, University of Plymouth, UK

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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Oct. 24, 2007


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