Physico-Chemical Properties of Nanomaterials

Physico-Chemical Properties of Nanomaterials

by Richard C. Pleus, Vladimir Murashov

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789814774802
Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing
Publication date: 07/31/2018
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Richard C. Pleus is the founder of the internationally known toxicology consulting organization Intertox, Inc. He is a leader in nanotechnology safety and has been an advisor to the U.S.−Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission on science and technology; the International Organization for Standardization, Switzerland; and the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, USA.

Vladimir Murashov is a globally recognized expert in safety of nanotechnology and other emerging technologies. He serves as a senior scientist in the Office of the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA. He also leads nanotechnology safety groups in the International Organization for Standardization, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and World Health Organization.

Table of Contents

Introduction

How Physical and Chemical Information Predicts the Action of Molecules: A Historical Overview

Physicochemical Characterization: From Molecules to Particles

Common Physicochemical Properties

Physicochemical Properties of Engineered Nanomaterials and Their Importance in Assessing Relevant Metrics of Inhalation Exposures in Occupational Settings

Physicochemical Properties and Their Importance in the Environment: Current Trends in Nanomaterial Exposure

Categorizing Nanomaterials for Health and Environmental Risk Assessment

The Regulatory Use of Physicochemical Properties by Environmental Agencies

Physicochemical Properties of Nanomaterials Relevant to Medical Products

Conclusion

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