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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution researchers find CDA degrades faster in ocean than expected

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution researchers find CDA degrades faster in ocean than expected

December 16, 2021 |

In Massachusetts, cellulose diacetate (CDA), a bio-based plastic widely used in consumer goods, disintegrates, and degrades in the ocean far quicker than previously assumed, according to a new study published in Environmental Science & Technology Letters. CDA is largely derived from wood pulp, making it a “bio-based” plastic. It is widely used in consumer goods, […]

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