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Table 1 Characteristics of the CDNP considered in this review

From: Combustion-derived nanoparticles: A review of their toxicology following inhalation exposure

CDNP Origin Reported health effects
   animals humans
Diesel exhaust particles Combustion of diesel oil Inflammation, fibrosis, cancer, Inflammation, cancer?
Welding fume Welding processes Inflammation; translocation of metals to the brain Metal fume fever, fibrosis, cancer, bronchitis
Fly-ash Combustion of coal or oil inflammation no data available
NP Carbon black Combustion of heavy fuel oil Inflammation, lung cancer; translocation of particles to the brain no data available