Characterization of silver particles in the fabrics. Representative SEM images show small particles attached onto the fibers of the laboratory-prepared fabric A4 (A) and the commercial fabric E (C). Spherical particles (white arrows) in the ashes from fabric A4 (B) and fabric E (D) were detected. EDX analysis show peaks of silver and titanium (small panels).
Kulthong et al. Particle and Fibre Toxicology 2010 7:8 doi:10.1186/1743-8977-7-8