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Nano & value chains
Articles about Nanosilver
Wikipedia article on 'Silver Nano'
*'Silver Nano' is a Samsung trademark for an antibacterial technology which uses silver nanoparticles in washing machines, refrigerators, air conditioners, air purifiers and vacuum cleaners
Silver nanoparticles deadly to bacteria
*Antibacterial paint (using silver) can coat wood, plastic, glass & more
*nanosilver interacts with the outer membrane of bacteria, causing structural damage, which leads to death
*The process by which this paint is created is totally eco-friendly: it causes zero pollution. What about its disposal?
- The ASU study referenced in the above article is here
- There are more than 600 consumer products containing nano stuff; ~20% contain silver.
- Trouble with regulating use of nano: how do we define nano? If we say it is anything under 100nm, does that mean that a piece of silver 99nm should be regulated differently than a piece of silver 101nm?
- "The release of untreated nanoparticle waste to the environment should be restricted for the well-being of human and aquatic species" — scientist in above study