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Document ID (ISN)110351
CIS number 09-1292
ISSN - Serial title 0829-0369 - Travail et santÚ
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Truchon G.
Title Nanotoxicology - Where do we stand?
Original title Nanotoxicologie - O¨ en sommes-nous? [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep. 2009, Vol.25, No.3, p.10-11. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract Nanoparticles can be absorbed by inhalation, ingestion and through the skin. Some nanoparticles agglutinate rapidly, which can influence their properties and their effects on the body. Despite numerous articles published on the toxicity of nanoparticles, there remains a pressing need for in vivo studies to inform dose-response relationships in animals and humans.
Descriptors (primary) nanotechnology; nanoparticles; new technologies; research; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; ingestion; particle size; inhalation toxicity; in vitro experiments; dermal toxicity; health hazards; animal experiments
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles