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

Marchant, Gary E.; Sylvester, Douglas J.; Abbott, Kenneth W.
January 2010
UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy;2010, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p123
Academic Journal
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.


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