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Nanosilver and Global Public Health: international regulatory issues

Faunce, Thomas; Watal, Arparna


Silver in nanoparticle form is used extensively worldwide in hospital and general practice settings, in dressings as a treatment for external wounds, burns and ulcers. Nanosilver is also an increasingly important coating over embedded medical devices, inhibiting the development of biofilm. Nanosilver disinfectant sprays and polymer coatings are being widely promoted as protective against viral infections. In addition, nanosilver is widely used for its antibacterial properties in food processing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Nanomedicine
DOI: 10.2217/NNM.10.33


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