• Environmental Science
  • Published 2013

Microplastics in aquatic food chain : sources, measurement, occurrence and potential health risks

@inproceedings{Hollman2013MicroplasticsIA,
  title={Microplastics in aquatic food chain : sources, measurement, occurrence and potential health risks},
  author={Peter C. H. Hollman and Hans Bouwmeester and Ruud J. B. Peters},
  year={2013}
}
Pollution of the environment with plastics is a growing problem, and is expected to persist for hundreds to thousands of years. As a result microplastics, plastic particles with size smaller than 5 mm, are ubiquitously present in the aquatic food chain. The present literature review shows that the information needed for such an evaluation is not available yet 

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