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- Haag, Regula, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2014 v.184 pp. 464-471
- algae; biocides; coatings; environmental impact; hydrophobicity; nanosilver; protective effect; silver; toxicity; weather
- ... This study represents for the first time a comprehensive assessment of functionality and environmental impacts of metallic silver nanoparticles (Ag-NP) compared to conventional organic biocides. Four different transparent, hydrophobic coatings of wooden outdoor façades were tested during one year outdoor weathering.The total silver release from products with Ag-NP was proportional to the overall e ...