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2022 Dietary and inhalation exposure to nano- and microplastic particles and potential implications for human health (WHO)

2022 Microplastics in food commodities - A food safety review on human exposure through dietary sources (FAO report)

2021 (Micro)plastics and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

2018 A European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy.

2022 Österreichischer Aktionsplan Mikroplastik 2022-2025

Environment & Health

2023 Current EU initiatives to prevent microplastics in the environment.

2023 Nano- and microplastics: a comprehensive review on their exposure routes, translocation, and fate in humans.

2023 The need for environmentally realistic studies on the health effects of terrestrial microplastics.

2022 Tackling the Challenge of Extracting Microplastics from Soils: A Protocol to Purify Soil Samples for Spectroscopic Analysis.

2020 Microplastic in soil: Current status in Europe with special focus on method tests with Austrian samples.

2019 Promising techniques and open challenges for microplastic identification and quantification in environmental matrices.

2018 Kunststoffe in der Umwelt: Mikro- und Makroplastik. Ursachen, Mengen, Umweltschicksale, Wirkungen, Lösungsansätze, Empfehlungen (Fraunhofer Umsicht)

2019 Mikroplastik in der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung (18. BfR-Forum Verbraucherschutz)

2019 Mikroplastik in der Umwelt (Statusbericht)

2015 Mikroplastik in der Umwelt – Vorkommen, Nachweis und Handlungsbedarf.


2023 Microplastics and nanoplastics in food, water, and beverages; part I. occurrence.

2022 Microplastics and nanoplastics in food, water, and beverages, part II.

2021 FoodDrink Europe: Daten & Trends der europäischen Lebensmittel- und Getränkeindustrie

2021 Microplastics from food packaging: An overview of human consumption, health threats, and alternative solutions.

2021 Food packaging and sustainability – Consumer perception vs. correlated scientific facts: A review.


2023 Comparison of two rapid automated analysis tools for large FTIR microplastic data sets

2023 A Public Database for Microplastics in the Environment.

2022 From properties to toxicity: Comparing microplastics to other airborne microparticles. Journal of Hazardous Materials.

2022 Computer-Assisted Analysis of Microplastics in Environmental Samples Based on μFTIR Imaging in Combination with Machine Learning.

2022 Classification of target tissues of Eisenia fetida using sequential multimodal chemical analysis and machine learning.

2022 Microplastic sample purification methods - Assessing detrimental effects of purification procedures on specific plastic types.

2021 Analysis of microplastics of a broad size range in commercially important mussels by combining FTIR and Raman spectroscopy approaches.

2021 Measuring impacts of microplastic treatments via image recognition on immobilised particles below 100 μm.

2020 High-Throughput Analyses of Microplastic Samples Using Fourier Transform Infrared and Raman Spectrometry.

2020 Toward the Systematic Identification of Microplastics in the Environment: Evaluation of a New Independent Software Tool (siMPle) for Spectroscopic Analysis.

2020 When every particle matters: A QuEChERS approach to extract microplastics from environmental samples.

2019 Microplastics analysis in environmental samples – recent pyrolysis-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry method improvements to increase the reliability of mass-related data.

2018 Raman microspectroscopy as a tool for microplastic particle analysis.

2018 Analysis of microplastics in water by micro-Raman spectroscopy: Release of plastic particles from different packaging into mineral water.

2017 Enzymatic Purification of Microplastics in Environmental Samples.

2016 Analysis of environmental microplastics by vibrational microspectroscopy: FTIR, Raman or both?

2015 Identification of microplastics by FTIR and Raman microscopy: a novel silicon filter substrate opens the important spectral range below 1300 cm−1 for FTIR transmission measurements.

2015 Critical assessment of visual identification of marine microplastic using Raman spectroscopy for analysis improvement.

2015 Focal plane array detector-based micro-Fourier-transform infrared imaging for the analysis of microplastics in environmental samples.