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Chem Commun (Camb). 2010 Nov 28;46(44):8478-80. doi: 10.1039/c0cc02537b. Epub 2010 Oct 11.

Decreasing the oxidative potential of TiO(2) nanoparticles through modification of the surface with carbon: a new strategy for the production of safe UV filters.

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  • 1Dipartimento di Chimica Inorganica, Fisica e dei Materiali, G. Scansetti Interdepartmental Center for Studies on Asbestos and other Toxic Particulates and Interdepartmental Center for Nanostructured Interfaces and Surfaces, University of Torino, via P. Giuria 7, 10125 Torino, Italy.


A safe UV filter may be obtained by inhibiting the photo-generation of free radicals through modification of the surface of TiO(2) nanoparticles with carbon.

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