Scientific Publications

European freshwater silver monitoring data do not suggest a potential European-wide risk

Publication: Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management
First Published: 26 December 2022
EPMF Authors: Katrien Arijs and Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)



Application of Persistence, Bioaccumulation, and Toxicity for Metal Hazard Assessment is Questioned

Publication: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
First Published: 9 August 2022
EPMF Authors: Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)


Evaluation of effects-based methods as monitoring tools for assessing ecological impacts of metals in aquatic ecosystems

Publication: Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, Volume 19, Number 1
First Published: 22 June 2022
EPMF Authors: Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)



Systemic effects and impact on the gut microbiota upon subacute oral exposure to silver acetate in rats.

Publication: Archives of Toxicology, Volume 95
First Published: 29 March 2021
EPMF Authors: Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)


Setting a Protective Threshold Value for Silver Toward Freshwater Organisms

Publication: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Volume 40
First Published: 11 March 2021
EPMF Authors: Katrien Arijs (See all authors at link below)


Using Exposure Data to Identify Priority Substances Under the European Water Framework Directive: The Quest to Reflect Uncertainties.

Publication: Environmental Toxicology – Wiley Online Library
First Published: 15 January 2021
EPMF Authors: Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)


Development of Quantitative Ion CharacterActivity Relationship Models to Address the Lack of Toxicological Data for Technology-Critical Elements

Publication: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Volume 40
First Published: 14 December 2020
EPMF Authors: Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)


Effects of Silver Nitrate are a Conservative Estimate for the Effects of Silver Nanoparticles on Algae Growth and Daphnia Magna Reproduction

Publication: Environmental Toxicology – Wiley Online Library
First Published: 09 May 2019
EPMF Authors: Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)


Transformation-dissolution reactions partially explain adverse effects of metallic silver nanoparticles to soil nitrification in different soils

Publication: Environmental Toxicology – Wiley Online Library
First Published: 25 April 2018
EPMF Authors: Katrien Arijs, Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)


Principles of Risk Assessment and Management of Complex Inorganic Materials

Publication: Risk Management of Complex Inorganic Materials – A practical Guide, Elsevier – Chapter 4
First Published: 17 November 2017
EPMF Authors: Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)


Data needs, availability, sources and reliability

Publication: Risk Management of Complex Inorganic Materials – A practical Guide, Elsevier – Chapter 6
First Published: 17 November 2017
EPMF Authors: Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)


Emerging Tools in the Assessment of Metals : Current Applicability

Publication: Risk Management of Complex Inorganic Materials – A practical Guide, Elsevier – Chapter 14
First Published: 17 November 2017
EPMF Authors: Jelle Mertens (See all authors at link below)