Big issues with tiny tech

de Guzman, Doris
September 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;9/3/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 8, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on nanotechnology and need for regulations for its safe use. It is stated that two problems faced by the governments in the implementation of regulation for nanotechnology are absence of proper definition and lack of data and testing procedures for assessing the safety of nanoscale materials. It is mentioned that in the U.S. the Environmental Protection Agency regulates most nanomaterials like any other existing or new chemical under the Toxic Substances Control Act.


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