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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Pharmaceutical and cosmetic silica nanoparticles: towards an understanding of their structure in aquatic systems

Project Information

Principal Investigator
InstitutionKings College London
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Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialEngineered Nanomaterials
Impact SectorEnvironment
Broad Research Categories Exposure
Generation, Dispersion, Transformation etc.
Risk Assessment
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$128,809.00
Annual Funding$128,809.00
Funding SourceNERC
Funding Mechanism
Funding Sector
Start Year2007
Anticipated End Year2008


To examine the loadings of SiO2 nanoparticles to wastewaters from typical domestic use of cosmetic and pharmaceutical formulations