Web Date: August 3, 2012
Carcinogenic Solvent Measured In Breast Milk
For the first time, researchers have reported levels of the industrial solvent trichloroethylene in human milk (Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI: 10.1021/es301380d). The solvent is the most frequently reported organic contaminant in groundwater in the U.S. Experts say the levels found in the research don’t raise immediate concerns, but that the results warrant further study.. . .
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