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Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples
 
 

Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples, 1st Edition

 
Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples, 1st Edition,Damia Barcelo,Marinella Farré,ISBN9780444563286
 
 
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Guide to the analysis and ecotoxicological evaluation of nanomaterials in food and environmental matrices

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Key Features

  • Describes the analytical techniques used to characterize nanomaterials and their applications in environmental or food samples
  • Includes analysis and ecotoxicological evaluation of nanomaterials in food and environmental matrices
  • Takes a detailed look at the research on emerging fields of human exposure to nanomaterials and their environmental risks

Description

The application of nanotechnology in different consumer products has delivered new products with highly desirable properties, but at same time has opened a new window for a wide group of emerging contaminants and a new type of human exposure which needs to be assessed.

Most of the current human toxicological information on nanomaterials comes from nano-sized particles in air, and their effects via inhalation. Other routes of human exposure, such as water and food, and the effects on human health and the environment have been less studied. It is the recent research in these areas that is highlighted here in one of the first books covering the analysis and ecotoxicological evaluation of nanomaterials in food and the environment, with both matrices being of considerable interest. In addition to providing a global summary of recent research, this book shows how widely used chromatographic and spectroscopic methods can be added to the analytical arsenal of microscopic techniques that have commonly been used to characterize nanomaterials.

Readership

Analytical chemists, food scientists, environmental scientists, toxicologists

Damia Barcelo

Prof. dr. Barcelo Damia, Director of the Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA) and Professor at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), Barcelona, Spain. His expertise is in water quality assessment and management, fate, risk and removal of emerging contaminants in wastewater treatment plants and analysis, fate and risk of emerging contaminants and nanomaterials in the aquatic environment. He published over 900 papers, 200 book chapters and has h index 91. He was a coordinator of several national and EU projects and at the moment he coordinates two EU projects: GLOBAQUA , on multiple stressors in the aquatic environment and SEA-on-a-CHIP, on the development of sensor technolgies for emerging contamaints in marine aquaculture. He is CoEditor in Chief of the journal Science of Total Environment and the book series Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry, both form Elsevier..

Affiliations and Expertise

Inst. of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Spain

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Marinella Farré

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Barcelona, Spain

Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples, 1st Edition

Series Page

Volume in series

Contributors to Volume 59

Series Editor’s Preface

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Analysis and Risk of Nanomaterials in Environmental and Food Samples

1 Introduction

2 Classes of NMs

3 NMs in Food Industry

4 Separation and Characterization of Engineered NMs

5 Quantitative Analysis

6 Toxicity of NMs

7 Conclusions

Chapter 2 Analysis of Nanoparticles Based on Electrophoretic Separations

1 Introduction

2 General Considerations

3 Separation of Nanoparticles by Capillary Electrophoresis

4 Capillary Electrophoresis Analysis of Bioderivatives of Nanoparticles

5 Applications of Capillary Electrophoresis Separation of Nanoparticles

6 Dielectrophoresis of Nanoparticles

7 Detection

8 Future Trends

Chapter 3 Biopolymer-Based Nanomaterials

1 Introduction

2 Drinking Water Pollution

3 Soil and Wastewater Pollution

4 Nanoremediation

5 Potential NMs for Bioremediation

6 Naturally Occurring Antibacterial Substances

7 Engineered Nanostructures

8 Enhancing Membrane Filtration with Nanotechnology

9 Chemically Reactive NF Membranes

10 Assimilation of Nanotechnology with Existing Technologies

11 Limitations of Nanotechnology for Water Treatment

12 Conclusion and Future Outlook

Chapter 4 Analysis and Fate of Organic Nanomaterials in Environmental Samples

1 Introduction

2 Fate and Behaviour of Organic NPs and NMs in the Environment

3 Analysis of NMs in the Environment

4 Conclusions

Chapter 5 Characterization of Engineered Nanoparticles in Natural Waters

1 Background

2 Extraction and Separation

3 Characterization

4 Conclusions

Chapter 6 Chemical and Ecotoxicological Assessment of Dendrimers in the Aquatic Environment

1 Introduction

2 Molecular Structure and Nomenclature of Dendrimers

3 Physical and Chemical Properties of Dendrimers in Solution

4 Synthesis and Applications of Dendrimers

5 Toxicity and Ecotoxicity

6 Analytical Characterization

7 Determination of PAMAM Dendrimers in Natural Waters by LC–MS

Chapter 7 Engineered Nanoparticles in Textiles and Textile Wastewaters

1 Impact of Engineered Nanoparticles from Textiles on Environment and Human Health

2 Analytical Methods for Separation and Characterization of ENPs on Textiles and in Textile Wastewaters

3 Textile Materials of the Future—Implementation, Use and Abuse of ENPs

4 Conclusions

Chapter 8 Inorganic Nanoparticles and the Environment: Balancing Benefits and Risks

1 Introduction: Engineered Inorganic Nanoparticles in the Environment

2 Environmental Remediation with Inorganic NPs

3 Understanding the Risk

Chapter 9 Fullerenes in Environmental Samples: C60 in Atmospheric Particulate Matter

1 Introduction

2 Materials and Methods

3 Results and Discussion

4 Summary and Conclusions

Chapter 10 Nanomaterials in Food, Which Way Forward?

1 Introduction

2 Types of NMs in Food

3 Toxicological Aspects and Risk Assessment of NMs in Food

4 Regulations

5 Analytical Approaches to Characterize and Determine NMs

6 Applications to Food Analysis

7 Conclusions and Future Trends

Subject Index

Quotes and reviews

"Elsevier Science and Technology's new book presents the latest studies and ecotoxicological assessment of nanomaterials in food and the environment in detail. Besides summarizing the latest research , this book explains how commonly utilized spectroscopic and chromatographic techniques can complement microscopic methods commonly utilized for characterization of nanomaterials."--AZoNano.com, September 26, 2013
"I highly recommend this book to everyone interested in the environmental and analytical aspects of NM and NP. It is a comprehensive and stimulating book rich in references to literature."--Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, July 26, 2013

 
 
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