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‘This plastic film used in food packaging can inactivate Covid’

Publicado em 23 novembro 2020
Researchers have claimed that transparent stretchable plastic (PVC) film used in packaging meat, fruit, other foods, and to protect surfaces, can inactivate the novel Coronavirus responsible for the Covid-19 outbreak worldwide. Marketed by Brazilian plastics manufacturer Alpes, the material contains silver and silica nanoparticles, a technology developed and licensed by Nanox. In tests conducted at the University of Sao Paulo’s Biomedical Sciences Institute (ICB-USP), the PVC film [...]