Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 5

Application of Copper Nano Particles in Antimicrobial Packaging: A Mini Review

Nafiseh Zamindar1*, Ensieh Sadat Anari1, Sara Sadat Bathaei2, Nadia Shirani1, Leila Tabatabaei2, Negin Mahdavi-Asl2, Ali Khalili3 and Saeed Paidari2

1Department of Food Science and Technology, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
2Department of Food Science and Technology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
3Department of Chemistry, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Nafise Zamindar, Associate Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran.

Received: March 26, 2020; Published: April 22, 2020


  Nowadays, application of antimicrobial packaging is extended due to increasing infections and bacterial contaminations transferred by foodstuff. Among different NPs silver, copper and gold are the most implemented antibacterial NPs used in the field of food industry. Researchers have used Copper nanoparticles as antimicrobial agent due to its lower price, simple synthesizes and its nutraceutical properties rather than silver NPs in some cases. Since, application of NPs in different packaging may exert some effects on animal and human cells, legislative authorities determined some rules for measurement of NPs migration to food material. Therefore, numerous researchers measured migration of copper NPs to foodstuff using Atomic Adsorption ICPMS and etc. In the current study different aspects of application of Copper nanoparticles as antibacterial packaging namely migration, antibacterial properties and instrumentation have been discussed.

Keywords: Copper Nanoparticle; CuNPs; Nanopackaging; Antimicrobial; Migration



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Citation: Nafiseh Zamindar., et al. “Application of Copper Nano Particles in Antimicrobial Packaging: A Mini Review". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 4.5 (2020): 14-18.

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