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Element 1: Copper
Structure: Crystalline
Origin: Chemical Synthesis
PPMD: 77  nm
AMD: 177  nm
SSA: 3  m2/gm
Added to NIL: 3/3/2005 10:22:00 PM
Contributor: Christopher   L.   Kitchens  ,   Auburn University / Georgia Tech 

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Nano Material Info Bulk Material Info
Nano MSDS:
[Not known at this time]

Nano Exposure Limits:
[Not known at this time]

Nano Toxicity:
The toxicity classes of nano and ionic copper particles both are class 3 (moderately toxic), and micro-copper is class 5 (practically non-toxic) of Hodge and Sterner Scale. Kidney, liver and spleen are found to be target organs of nano-copper particles. Nanoparticles induce gravely toxicological effects and heavy injuries on kidney, liver and spleen of experimental mice, but micro-copper particles do not, on mass basis. Results indicate a gender dependent feature of nanotoxicity. (Abstract Truncated) For the complete ICON abstract .

Chemical used in synthesis (1)
Chemical used in synthesis (2)
Bulk Exposure Limits:
Aerosol OT solid-No exposure limit listed

Bulk Toxicity:
RTECS for Aerosol OT solid
RTECS for Copper sulfate

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