Bottled Water Quality Investigation: 10 Major Brands, 38 Pollutants


Subject:
Water , Bottled Water , Water Pollution & Quality

Description:
Executive summary and results from 2008 "laboratory tests conducted ... at one of the country's leading water quality laboratories [that] found that 10 popular brands of bottled water ... contained 38 chemical pollutants altogether, with an average of 8 contaminants in each brand." Includes description of methodology, policy recommendations, and suggestions for consumers (including avoiding plastic bottles). From the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

Publisher:
Environmental Working Group (EWG)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ewg.org/reports/bottledwater


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