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Published on Saturday, 26 January 2013

Viscose polymers found in UK fish

Written by John Mowbray

fishPLYMOUTH – One-third of fish caught off the south-west coast of England were found to have traces of viscose textile fibre, sometimes known as rayon, as well as nylon, and polyester fibre and plastics from polyester bottles and synthetic polymers found in sanitary items, according to a new study conducted by scientists from Plymouth University.


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