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Fluorine in vegetation due to an uncontrolled release of gaseous fluorides from a glassworks: A case study of measurement uncertainty, dispersion pattern and compliance with regulation.
Abstract Highlights F contents determined in five plant species from the surrounding of glassworks. Up to 125 times higher F contents in vegetation from influenced than clean area. Release of gaseous fluorides proven. Inverse-power function fit of F contents with respect to the distances from emitter. Lack of regulation regarding F? contents in diet for […]Slovenia Glassworks
European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry: toothpaste use recommendations.
Excerpts: 4.6 European directive for the use of fluorides The European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry (EAPD) recommends to everybody, including pregnant women, the preventive use of fluoride toothpaste as a primary preventive measure against caries (7). The most effective way to prevent dental caries is tooth brushing twice a day. Children should only spit out […]Slovenia Toothpaste
Slovenian company develops method of reusing toxic fluoride byproducts
EMO-FRITE, a Slovenian private company that produces frits and enamels, has developed a method that reuses the toxic byproducts of ceramic and enamel products significantly reducing its environmental impact by as much as 90 percent. The process of producing enamel, frits, ceramic or porcelain glazes is a very toxic one, with chemical interaction creating byproduct […]Slovenia Miscellaneous