Oral toxicity and bacterial mutagenicity studies with a spunbond polyethylene and polyethylene terephthalate polymer fabric.

@article{Merski2008OralTA,
  title={Oral toxicity and bacterial mutagenicity studies with a spunbond polyethylene and polyethylene terephthalate polymer fabric.},
  author={Jerome A Merski and William D Johnson and Miguel Muzzio and Nei-Long Lyang and Charles L Gaworski},
  journal={International journal of toxicology},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={387-95}
}
Spunbond, nonwoven fabrics consisting of polyethylene and polyethylene terephthalate, which meet food contact requirements, may be used as pouch materials for products containing food and/or flavor ingredients that are held in the mouth. In these situations ingestion may occur, resulting in exposure to the fabric and potentially antimony, a catalyst used in… CONTINUE READING