Airborne microplastics: Consequences to human health?

Abstract

Microplastics have recently been detected in atmospheric fallout in Greater Paris. Due to their small size, they can be inhaled and may induce lesions in the respiratory system dependent on individual susceptibility and particle properties. Even though airborne microplastics are a new topic, several observational studies have reported the inhalation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.11.043

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