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Experimental Comparison of Chemical Migration from Petrochemical Plastic and Bioplastic Bottles into Drinking Water (DRRR-2013-1486)




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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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