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Analyzing Chemical Contaminants in the Environment at Trace Levels

Learn how a laboratory in the United States is using highly sensitive chromatography approaches to measure the tiniest amounts of the latest synthetic chemicals contaminating our food, clothes and environment.  Today, we are introducing new synthetic organofluorine (OF) compounds into our bodies and environment through food packaging, textiles and consumer goods, which also bioaccumulate. They have been found in the blood of the general population and have (as yet) untested hypothetical links with some adverse health effects.  Read more...



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