A TECNALIA study reveals the loss of nanomaterials in surface treatments caused by water

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A TECNALIA study reveals the loss of nanomaterials in surface treatments caused by water

Description (Elhuyar Fundazioa) Researchers at TECNALIA recently published a study in the prestigious science magazine, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, which reveals the emission of nanomaterials caused by water runoff on surfaces containing nanomaterials. These surface treatments are employed in numerous consumption and construction products, so evidences of the presence of engineered nanomaterials are beginning to appear in the environment. Concerns about their toxicity for human or the environment rose in the last years, so further studies are required.
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