Africa: How the Man-Made Chemical, Nonylphenol, Hampers the Growth of Fresh Produce

[The Conversation Africa] Nonylphenol is a man-made chemical used in a wide variety of agricultural, food, industry and household products. A detergent-like substance, its main purpose is to make plastics more pliable and liquids more spreadable, and to accelerate foam development in cleaning agents. It's a component of cleaning agents, paints, adhesives, pesticides, veterinary medical products, concrete, metal working products and plastics.Read the Original Article