New Toxics Link Report- Dirty Trail: Detergent to Water Bodies
23 September 2019
Indian NGO Toxics Link released a new report on 20 September "Dirty Trail: Detergent to Water Bodies." The study found alarming levels of the toxic chemical “Nonylphenol ” in detergents as well as in river water in India. The detergent samples were taken from the local markets of Delhi and water from six rivers, i.e. Garh Ganga and Hindon in Uttar Pradesh, Krishnan in Andhra Pradesh, Tapti in Gujarat, Bandi in Rajasthan, Mahanadi in Odisha and Ambazari lake in Nagpur. Nonylphenol was detected in high quantity in all the samples of detergent, river and lake water.