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The Overview of Methods of Nanoparticle Exposure Assessment

  • Peng Zhao
  • Yuanbao Zhang
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1894)


Nanotechnology is now widely used in industry as well as consumer products, such as electrical devices, cosmetics, medicine, and household appliances. In the life cycle of the nano-products, including production, use, and disposal, nanoparticles may be released to the environment. However, there is no current consensus on the best method for evaluating and characterizing nanoparticle exposure. Therefore, this chapter focuses on the nanoparticle exposure assessment methods and sampling techniques.

Key words

Nanomaterial Nanoparticles Exposure assessment Sampling techniques 



This work was supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China (2016YFE0115500 and 2016YFC0700602) and general program national science foundation of China (21576023).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peng Zhao
    • 1
  • Yuanbao Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Occupational Safety and HealthBeijing Municipal Institute of Labour ProtectionBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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