Microplastics Found In Leading Bottled Water
Shocking Study shows that Nearly All Bottled Water may Contain Innumerable Plastic Bits and Pieces Research in Australia shows that consumers of mineral water in plastic bottles ought to pay closer attention to what they chug-a-lug so carelessly.
According to the seminal study, most of these plastic mineral water bottles contain microplastic beads that are detrimental to health and well-being.
While more research needs to be done to confirm the raw findings, it is a fact that all is not well regarding these so-called healthy alternatives to tap water.
They came from 19 different locales which were situated in 9 countries of the global village.
In every single liter of the samples of water taken from these bottles, there were over 10.4 plastic particles.
Over 93% of the brands contained plastic microbeads made from polypropylene, nylon and polyethylene terephthalate (this is found in PET bottles).
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These were commonly found in supermarkets all over “The Land Down Under”.
The mean number of particles per liter of bottled water was 325.