Behaviour of Aerosol Nanoparticles Released into Simulated Workplace Environment

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In this work we report results from our EU research project NANOTRANSPORT. This project addressed the occupational health risks associated with aerosols released during manufacture of nanoparticles. The main objective of this project was to investigate physical changes which nanoparticles undergo after being released into workplace environment under realistic exposure scenarios. Results of the project contributed to a better understanding of the characteristics of nanoparticles when they reach a human receptor.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 3, Nanotechnology 2010: Bio Sensors, Instruments, Medical, Environment and Energy
Published: June 21, 2010
Pages: 542 - 545
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Medical & Biotech
Topics: Environmental Health & Safety of Nanomaterials
ISBN: 978-1-4398-3415-2