TITLE

Big issues with tiny tech

AUTHOR(S)
de Guzman, Doris
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/3/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 8, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27367011

 

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