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The sheetrock did have mold, which grows on the cellulose in sheetrock, explained Persson.
The patented formula uses a polymer called OFPMA that coats the hair, while rice, starch, and cellulose powders (plus silica) soak up sweat and oil.
But, even though some types of cellulose do come from wood—others from cotton or corn husks or even produce—experts aren’t concerned about it.
The remaining cellulose structure is compatible with human tissue.
As the ingredients ferment, a solid, inch-thick layer of bacterial cellulose forms on top of the mixture.
And the tea tree mask pledges to soothe and calm your skin with its three layers of natural cellulose.
Meanwhile, the Coquerel’s sifaka, which mainly subsists on plant leaves full of indigestible cellulose, can take up to 24 hours to digest.
In testing, the bleach solution killed 99.9% of the three bacteria strains from the test sponges (scrub and regular cellulose), which is the benchmark based on the EPA's requirement for sanitization of non-food-contact surfaces.
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