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Field-portable-XRF reveals the ubiquity of antimony in plastic consumer products.
Very little systematic information exists on the occurrence and concentrations of antimony (Sb) in consumer products. In this study, a Niton XL3t field-portable-X-ray fluorescence (FP-XRF) spectrometer was deployed in situ ...
Bromine in plastic consumer products - Evidence for the widespread recycling of electronic waste.
A range of plastic consumer products and components thereof have been analysed by x-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometry in a low density mode for Br as a surrogate for brominated flame retardant (BFR) content. Bromine was ...
Antimony in paints and enamels of everyday items
Highlights of Analytical Sciences in Switzerland.
Kohl containing lead (and other toxic elements) is widely available in Europe
(Elsevier BV, 2020-08)
Lead in plastics – Recycling of legacy material and appropriateness of current regulations
Observational study unveils the extensive presence of Hazardous elements in beached plastics from Lake Geneva
Over 3,000 samples of plastic litter have been retrieved from 12 pebble beaches around the shores of Lake Geneva. The plastic stock consisted of identifiable objects of various size and color, including bottles, bottle ...
Hazardous metal additives in plastics and their environmental impacts
(Elsevier BV, 2021-11)