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Check Home Products for Microplastics

Microplastics are pieces of plastic less than five millimeters long that are currently prevalent in our waterbodies, posing a threat to aquatic life. Taken from the EDIS document #SL435, Microplastics include plastic particles with an upper size limit of 5 mm or 1/5 of an inch (Figure 1; Wright et al. 2013). Microplastics include (1) …

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