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April 13, 2010

Lynn L. Bergeson, “Nanosilver: EPA’s Pesticide Office Considers How Best to Proceed,” Environmental Quality Management, Spring 2010.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

In the super-hyped world of nano, nanosilver is the proverbial poster child for all things good and evil, depending upon your perspective. Silver enjoys many commercial applications, and its well recognized antimicrobial properties have been utilized since the beginnings of recorded history. Perhaps because of this success and high visibility, some are taking aim at silver and questioning whether there is too much silver used in industrial applications — and in particular whether there is too much silver used in consumer product applications in the form of nanoscale silver.