Silver nanoparticles – applications and the impact on health and the environment
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Instytut Medycyny Pracy i Zdrowia Środowiskowego, Dyrektor: prof. nadzw. dr hab. Leszek Wieczorek
Katedra i Zakład Higieny Uniwersytetu Medycznego we Wrocławiu, Kierownik: prof. dr hab. n. med. K. Pawlas
Henryka Langauer-Lewowicka   

Prof. dr hab. n. med. Henryka Langauer-Lewowicka Instytut Medycyny Pracy i Zdrowia Środowiskowego ul. Kościelna 13, 41-200 Sosnowiec tel. 32 634 12 00
Med Srod. 2015;18(3):3–11
This paper presents information on the growing application and possible impacts of nanosilverparticles on human health and environment. Silver nanoparticles are the most frequent commercialized nanomaterial. They are used in a number of strategic areas including energy, electronics, medicine and biotechnology. Currently little is known about the toxicity of silver nanoparticles or about the mechanism of adverse effect. The potential risk associated with the application of engineered silver nanoparticles have been videly delated in recent years.
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