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Contact: Cornelia Zogg
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)


Caption: This graph represents the percentage of silver coating that is washed out during a laundry cycle (blue) and percentage of nano-particles (red). Textiles coated with nano-silver release fewer nano-particles than those with conventional coatings.

Credit: Empa

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