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Web Date: October 2, 2009

Nanosilver In The Wash

Environmental Chemistry: Fate of fabric-embedded particles depends on conditions, products
Department: Science & Technology
Keywords: nanotechnology, nanosilver

Socks and other garments that stay odor-free thanks to antimicrobial nanoscale silver particles are increasingly showing up on store shelves. But what happens to the silver when such products are washed remains an open question.

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