Pollutants in Products Containing Activated Carbon: Improving Detection Methods and Legal Bases

Pollutants in Products Containing Activated Carbon

Many consumer goods contain activated carbon, which can be contaminated with pollutants like polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Agroscope showed that current analytical methods and legal bases used to address PAH content are incomplete.  


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Soil amendments

Carbon-based soil amendments like biochar are a double-edged sword. On the one hand, biochar serves as a soil improver and can bind pollutants; on the other, it is not free of pollutants itself. Our work aims to take into account both aspects.


Last modification 31.08.2022

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