ICRA RESEARCH IMPACTS IN THE SOCIETY: DISPOSAL OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES
The Johnson & Johnson the largest worldwide company dedicated to the industry of personal care products, following the advice of ICRA among others withdraws four toxic substances from its products.
This initiative takes place starting from a study conducted and published by researchers from ICRA on substance called "triclosan".
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Ricart, M., Guasch, H., Alberch, M., Barceló, D., Bonnineau, C., Geiszinger, A., Farré, M., Ferrer, J., Ricciardi, F., Romaní, A.M., Morin, S., Proia, L., Sala, L., Sureda, D., Sabater, S.
Triclosan persistence through wastewater treatment plants and its potential toxic effects on river biofilms
Aquatic Toxicology,100, 4 (2010), 346-53.