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Inspired by: blogs » Nanopollutants

version: 1 / created: 2009-10-06
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Originally submitted by: Rafael Popper
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Nanopollutants are nanoparticles small enough to enter your lungs or be absorbed by your skin. Nanopollutants can be natural or man-made. Nanoparticles are used in some of the products found on shelves today, like anti-aging cosmetics and sunscreen. The highest risk is to the workers in nanotechnology research and manufacturing processes.


nanoparticles, pollution, nanotechnology, health, nanoproducts

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