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Toxic effects of nanoparticles and nanomaterials : implications for public health , risk assessment and the public perception of nanotechnology


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TitleToxic effects of nanoparticles and nanomaterials : implications for public health , risk assessment and the public perception of nanotechnology
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsHandy, R. D., and Shaw B. J.
JournalHealth, Risk and Society
Volume9
Issue2
Pagination125-144
Date Published2007
PublisherRoutledge Journals
Type of ArticleJournal article
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number1369-8575
Abstract

This article gives a toxicologist's perspective on the human health and environmental implications of nanotechnology. The author outlines possible routes of uptake by humans, environmental concentrations, known or suspected toxic effects and the practical implication for human health risk assessments and public perception.

DOI10.1080/13698570701306807