Interdisciplinary Platform for Sustainable Plastics towards a Circular Economy

Environmental Toxicology Group  (EnviTox)

Prof. Cinta Porte Visa

Environmental Chemistry Deptartment

Instituto de Diagnóstico Ambiental y Estudios del Agua (IDAEA)

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

C. Jordi Girona 18;  08034 Barcelona (Spain)

Telf.: +34 93 400 6175       e-mail:

Main Research Lines / Participation in SusPlast:

  • Use of alternative in-vitro methods (fish, human cells) to evaluate the toxicity of plastic additives and polymers
  • Ecotoxicology: Daphnia and zebra fish to study of biological responses to toxic stressors
  • Environmental and analytical chemistry: Mass spectrometric based methods for of organic contaminants and their degradation products. Analysis of microplastics

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