Monday, January 23, 2017

Study Conducted at AU Warns of Toxic Metals

Researchers at Ashland University and Occupational Knowledge International tested 42 samples of aluminum cookware made in 10 developing countries and more than one-third pose a lead exposure hazard.  The cookware also released significant levels of aluminum, arsenic and cadmium. Published in the February 1, 2017 issue of Science of the Total Environment, the study was coauthored by AU faculty, students and alumni Jeffrey Weidenhamer, Meghann Fitzpatrick, Alison Biro, Peter Kobunski, Michael Hudson, Rebecca Corbin, and Perry Gottesfeld  of OK International. FULL STORY

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