TITLE

A New Soft Law Approach to Nanotechnology Oversight: A Voluntary Product Certification Scheme

AUTHOR(S)
Marchant, Gary E.; Sylvester, Douglas J.; Abbott, Kenneth W.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy;2010, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of a new law in governing nanotechnology in the U.S. The authors suggest a voluntary, government-supervised safety-testing certification program for products with nanoparticles. Under the law, they note that the government would certify those products manufactured in accordance with government-specified safety testing requirements.
ACCESSION #
62807532

 

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