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Nanosilver and global public health: international regulatory issues


By csep - Posted on 29 June 2010

TitleNanosilver and global public health: international regulatory issues
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsFaunce, Thomas, and Watal Aparna
JournalNanomedicine
Volume5
Issue4
Pagination617 - 632
Date Published06/2010
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISSN Number1748-6963
Abstract

In this article, the authors argue that although the use of nanosilver in consumer products has many therapeutic benefits, these products must be subject to precautionary regulation owing to associated public health and environmental risks, especially from the possibility of large volumes of nanosilver ending up in waste water.

DOI10.2217/nnm.10.33
Short TitleNanomedicine