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Effect of Ozonation Sterilization on Plastic Packaging Materials

Investigators
Song, Yoonseok
Institutions
National Center for Food Safety & Technology
Start date
2000
End date
2000
Objective
Ozonation and extraction experiments will be performed using PET and HDPE polymers to determine decomposition effects of residual ozone on the polymer/bottles/films. Volatile and nonvolatile compounds formed on the polymer films and / or migrated into drinking water will be identified and / or quantified using GC/MS and HPLC.
Funding Source
Center For Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Project number
26999