Can Current Regulations Account for Intentionally Produced Nanoplastics?

Fazel Abdolahpur Monikh, Steffen Foss Hansen, Martina G Vijver, Esther Kentin, Maria Bille Nielsen, Anders Baun, Kristian Syberg, Iseult Lynch, Eugenia Valsami-Jones, Willie J G M Peijnenburg

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3836-3839
Number of pages4
JournalEnvironmental Science and Technology
Issue number7
Early online date14 Mar 2022
Publication statusPublished - 5 Apr 2022

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We acknowledge the following funding sources that have supported this work. F.A.M. acknowledges the UEF Water research programme, which is jointly funded by Saastamoinen foundation, Wihuri foundation, and Olvi foundation. F.A.M., M.J.V., and W.J.G.M.P. acknowledge the European Union Horizon 2020 project PLASTICSFATE (Grant Agreement No. 965367). M.G.V. acknowledges her ERC Consolidator Grant, ECOWIZARD (Grant Agreement No. 101002123). S.F.H., M.B.N., A.B., and K.S. acknowledge the H2020 project PlasticHeal (Grant Agreement No. 965196) and the Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (Mistra Environmental Nanosafety Phase II). K.S. acknowledges the VELUX Foundation via the project MarinePlastic (Grant No. 25084). I.L. acknowledges funding from the Leverhulme Trust grant “PlasticRivers”. E.V.J. and I.L. acknowledge funding from European Union H2020 project ACEnano (Grant Agreement No. 720952).


  • Microplastics
  • Plastics
  • Water Pollutants, Chemical/analysis
  • intentionally produced nanoplastics
  • regulatory frameworks
  • risk assessment
  • plastic pollution
  • risk governance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Environmental Chemistry

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