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Incinerator filters nanoparticles

Nature Nanotechnology volume 7, pages 487488 (2012) | Download Citation

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Cerium oxide nanoparticles introduced into a full-scale incinerator are properly filtered and remain in ash residues, but other risks from nanoparticles generated or altered by incinerators should not be overlooked.

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