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  • Tiny plastic beads - microbeads pollution - on a finger tip.
    Rights: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), CC BY-NC 2.0 Published 30 August 2019 Size: 2.9 MB Referencing Hub media

    Plastic microbeads are used in general cleaning products and personal care products such as exfoliating face scrubs. The use of these (outside of medicines and medical equipment) has been banned in New Zealand since December 2017.

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