Degrading BPA with visible light and a new hybrid photocatalyst

21 julio 2015

BPA’s popularity soared after the 1950s, but evidence suggests that even low doses might be harmful to human and environmental health. Many manufacturers are now phasing out BPA, but it doesn’t break down easily, making safe disposal difficult. Now, researchers have developed a hybrid photocatalyst that can break down BPA using visible light. Their findings could eventually be used to treat water supplies and to more safely dispose of BPA and materials like it.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/oojNGmhxIQ4″ height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/
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