Nanoplastics and other harmful pollutants found in disposable face masks

Scientists have uncovered potentially dangerous chemical pollutants that are released from disposable face masks when submerged in water. The research reveals high levels of pollutants, including lead, antimony, and copper, within the silicon-based and plastic fibres of common disposable face masks. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210504112637.htm