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Environment, Health and Safety Research

NANOPLAST: Nano-technological materials and products in the plastics industry: Exposure assessment and toxicological properties

Project Information

Principal InvestigatorPer Axel Clausen
InstitutionNational Research Centre for the Working Environment – Denmark
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Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialEngineered Nanomaterials
Impact SectorHuman Health
Broad Research Categories Exposure
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$1,045,110.00
Annual Funding$348,370.00
Funding SourceDanish Working Environment Research Fund
Funding Mechanism
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Start Year2007
Anticipated End Year2010


The aim is to investigate physical, chemical, and toxicological properties of nanotechnological materials that will obtain massive use in the future production of plastic products. The project focuses on polymer nano composites (PNCs).