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Testing the Effect of Fullerene and its Derivatives on the Environment

Vendula Drastichová, Ivana Bartlová, Zuzana Jankovská
Transactions of the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Safety Engineering Series
2013, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 1-8
Doi: 10.2478/tvsbses-2013-0001
The paper points to the increasing use of products containing nanomaterials and warns that the public which uses such products often fails to be adequately informed about their potential hazards. The specific subject of the paper is fullerene and its bromo derivative. The contradictory opinions regarding the hazards associated with this material are discussed, and its potential environmental impacts are investigated experimentally.
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