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Silver HIV-1 Interaction Study 2005

Elechiguerra1 et. al. 2005

“In this study it is shown that that silver nanoparticles interact with the HIV-1 virus via preferential
binding to the gp120 glycoprotein knobs. Due to this interaction, silver nanoparticles inhibit the virus
from binding to host cells, as demonstrated in vitro.”

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Bactericidal activity of silver mineral

A. de Souza et. al. 2006

“The recent increase in the incidence of infections due to bacterial resistance to antibiotics has been
recognized as an alarming problem, especially in the hospital environment with the probability of cross-infection.
Silver–Water solution as an antibacterial has no bacterial resistance and out of 96 tests, 5 were synergistic
and 89 were additive.”

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US EPA Rule Silver Safe

USA Environmental Protection Agency, 2009

“Dietary Silver Intake of 3 ppm Silver Mineral for an Adult:
30 ml per day for 300 years remaining under the lifetime NAOEL reference of 10 grams.
10 ml per day for 900 years remaining under the lifetime LOAEL reference of 10 grams.
10 ml a day for 2250 years remaining under the lifetime LOAEL reference dose of 25 grams.”