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Microbead-Free Waters Act Spills Over to Essure Birth Control Device

In January 2016, Congress enacted the “Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015” that is intended to stop the manufacturing of rinse-off cosmetics that contain intentionally-added plastic microbeads, and may prompt a closer inspection of similar products including polyethylene terephthalate fibers, or PET fibers, which are used in Bayer’s Essure birth control device. According to Read more

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