Safety of Nanomaterials along Their Lifecycle: Release, Exposure, and Human Hazards, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Safety of Nanomaterials along Their Lifecycle

Release, Exposure, and Human Hazards, 1st Edition

Edited by Wendel Wohlleben, Thomas A.J. Kuhlbusch, J�rgen Schnekenburger, Claus-Michael Lehr

CRC Press

472 pages

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The incorporation of nanomaterials into products can improve performance, efficiency, and durability in various fields ranging from construction, energy management, catalysis, microelectronics, plastics, coatings, and paints to consumer articles such as foods and cosmetics. But innovation never comes at zero risk. The potential hazards resulting fr

Table of Contents

Characterization. Hazard Assessment for Humans. Emission and Exposure Along the Lifecycle. Integrating Case Studies on Methods and Materials.

About the Editors

Edited by

Wendel Wohlleben, Advanced Materials and Systems Research, Department of Material Physics, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Thomas A.J. Kuhlbusch, Air Quality and Sustainable Nanotechnology Unit, Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology (IUTA) e.V, Duisburg, Germany

Jurgen Schnekenburger, Biomedical Technology Center, Westf?sche Wilhelms-Universit? Munster, Germany

Claus-Michael Lehr, Helmholtz-Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS) Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) and Department of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Environmental Science