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Arsenic in detergents: Possible danger and pollution hazard

January 1, 1970

Arsenic at a concentration of 10 to 70 parts per million has been detected in several common presoaks and household detergents. Arsenic values of 2 to 8 parts per billion have been measured in the Kansas River. These concentrations are close to the amount (10 parts per billion) recommended by the United States Public Health Service as a drinking-water standard.

Publication Year 1970
Title Arsenic in detergents: Possible danger and pollution hazard
Authors E.E. Angino, L.M. Magnuson, T.C. Waugh, O.K. Galle, J. Bredfeldt
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Science
Index ID 70010166
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse