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15 Oct 2011

National's Election Hoarding's 2

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On Tuesday 11th October, SunLive reported:
According to Maritime NZ, the Corexit being used on the Rena spillage “has been widely tested and has very low toxicity”.

"It is 10-20 per cent less toxic than dishwashing liquid and the ingredients that make up the dispersant are in most shampoos," they said.
Then reported:

Environment Minister Nick Smith said "Corexit was no more toxic than dishwashing liquid."
Nalco considers Corexit 9500 chemical ingredients to be a trade secret.