SCIENTISTS: Chinese table salt contains microplastic.

03. October 2018 | Waste, Plastics

According to an article from Quartz, Shi Huahong of the university’s Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Research and his colleagues discovered between 550 and 681 microplastic particles per kilogram of table salt that originated from the ocean, 43 to 364/kg in lake salts, and 7 to 204/kg in rock or well salts.

Photographs of the total particles isolated from table salts. A-C, the particles in 154 the salt solution without separation; D-F, the particles in the supernatant of the salt 155