Nanoparticles

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2017

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Some nanomaterials occur naturally. Nanoparticles can be created through sea spray and erosion, for example. Another natural example is photosynthesis, which converts solar power into chemical energy in plants. 

Products that use nanotechnology and engineered nanomaterials include toothpaste, cosmetics, eyeglasses, sunscreen, tennis rackets, computer displays and hardware, stain-resistant cushions and coatings.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Tox Town — ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS AND TOXIC CHEMICALS WHERE YOU LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
General information
Target group: 
Pupils
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