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Benchmarking the in Vitro Toxicity and Chemical Composition of Plastic Consumer Products

It's a well-known fact that consumer plastics and plastic packaging contain compounds that are toxic. In addition to this, there are many chemicals in each plastic product that remain largely unidentified. Till date a comprehensive characterization of the complex chemical mixtures present in plastics is missing and this study aims at creating baseline for the same.
Spoiler alert! Compostable plastics are no exemption to this!

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zimmermann_2019_est.pdf