USA], Nov 7 (ANI): Expecting mothers, who are exposed to elevated levels of a common environmental pollutant, perchlorate
, had lower levels of a thyroid hormone crucial for normal foetal brain development.
salts have been shown to be a promising candidate for brine formation on Mars.
Summary: To improve the adsorption of perchlorate
(ClO4-) in contaminated water, granular activated carbon (GAC) was modified with cetyltrimethyl ammonium chloride (CTAC).
Environmental Protection Agency is developing standards for perchlorate
in drinking water.
The latest "news" on the government's regulation of perchlorate
, a toxin that has been detected at very low levels in some drinking water supplies and throughout the food supply around the country, is no news at all.
women with higher background perchlorate
exposure have higher thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels and lower thyroxine ([T.
EPA) is seeking advice from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) before making a final determination on whether to issue a national regulation for perchlorate
in drinking water.
11), the author says the chemical compound perchlorate
Based on well-established, peer-reviewed science, current levels of perchlorate
in the diet do not appear to pose a significant health risk to consumers, including pregnant women and their offspring," GMA said.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a preliminary estimation of human exposure to perchlorate
in the diet based on exploratory data from 2004 and 2005.
Researchers know the rocket fuel component perchlorate
can be harmful to humans, they just can't agree on how much of it makes drinking water unsafe.
Following the identification of widespread perchlorate
contamination in the environment in the late 1990s, research into the environmental problems of perchlorate
and potential solutions greatly expanded.