Microplastics and Its Harmful Effects on Humans -An Review

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Someswaran R, Suresh M, Bala Krishnan A, Ramesh G, L.Subha


Aerosolized plastic particles (IMP) can penetrate deep into human tissue, such that the body itself can no longer remove them. Loaded with phthalates, bisphenol, it is likely to enter the bloodstream, lead the microparticles to coronary diseases, or difficulties in the brain's blood vessel, as well as to impairment of the immune system and neurological system. Radiation exposure can potentially cause cancer (CA). Ambient air microplastic contamination poses a greater harm to children than to adults (MPP). As a result, they inhale roughly twice as much air per kilogramme of body weight as a person would. Their respiratory organs and metabolism remain and their immune response is not complete. Airborne toxins have become considerably harder for kids. As such, the body of an infant is even more responsive. Contaminants, such as microplastics (MP’s), which degrade only steadily, may have a substantially longer-term harmful impact. Besides, children also play on the floor and crawl, where they can collect MP dust.

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