Dr CHOW Sin Yin Alice

Human Exposure to Microplastics through Nonalcoholic Beverage Consumption

Project Year: 2021 - 2022

Funding Source: Block Grant Faculty Fund

Project Team Member: Dr CHOW Sin Yin Alice

To obtain a comprehensive picture of microplastic contamination in commercial beverages, this study will examine the presence and abundance of microplastics in plasticbottled, canned, glass-bottled and aseptic beverages, including read-to-drink tea, coffee, soft and energy drinks, flavored juice drinks, and soft and energy drinks. Also, the daily human intake of microplastics through beverage consumption will be calculated to understand the risks posed by microplastics to human. Results of the p . . .