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Technical Report: Occupational Exposure Sampling for Engineered Nanomaterials
Posted On: 2022-08-10
NIOSH developed guidance for workplace sampling for three engineered nanomaterials carbon nanotubes and nanofibers silver and titanium dioxide each of which have an elemental mass-based...
Current Intelligence Bulletin: Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Silver Nanomaterials
Posted On: 2021-06-02
Nanoscale silver particles are some of the most widely used nanomaterials in commerce Workers who produce or use silver nanomaterials are potentially exposed to those...
National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) Quarterly Newsletter: Spring 2021 Edition
Posted On: 2021-06-02
What s big in small science Get the latest on nanotechnology commercialization environmental health and safety and upcoming events
EU-Funded Project Launches caLIBRAte Nano Risk Governance Website
Posted On: 2020-09-24
Currently none of the existing REACH compliance models are suited or validated for risk assessment of manufactured nanomaterials and many existing exposure limits are not...
Germany Publishes English Translation of TRGS 527: Activities with Nanomaterials
Posted On: 2020-04-08
TRGS contains rules for protection of employees at the workplace during activities with substances mixtures and products consisting of or containing nanomaterials The Federal Institute...
EC Committee Includes Micro- and Nano-Plastic in the Environment and Nanoparticles Released from Building Materials and Construction Waste on List of Emerging Issues
Posted On: 2019-02-26
The European Commission s EC Scientific Committee on Health Environmental and Emerging Risks SCHEER published on January a statement and a position paper on emerging...
Indoor Air Pollution Standards Announced for 3D Printers
Posted On: 2019-02-12
The first voluntary standards to limit indoor air pollution from desktop D printers emphasize proper ventilation and temperature control to protect against breathing small particles
EPA Withdraws SNUR for Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Posted On: 2019-01-02
The U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA published a Federal Register notice on December withdrawing significant new use rules SNUR promulgated under the Toxic Substances...
REACH: Closing the gap for nanomaterials
Posted On: 2019-01-02
European Commission adopts new registration requirements for nanomaterials under REACH clarifying how to register nanoforms of substances The new rules will apply as of January
EPA Publishes SNUR for Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Posted On: 2018-11-30
The U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA recently published a direct final rule promulgating significant new use rules SNUR for chemical substances including single-walled carbon...
NIOSH publishes slides from silver nanomaterials webinar
Posted On: 2018-11-09
NIOSH held a public online webinar on October th on their reivised draft Current Intelligence Bulletin Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Silver Nanomaterials The...
Revised Draft NIOSH Current Intelligence Bulletin: Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Silver Nanomaterials
Posted On: 2018-09-27
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC announces the availability of the following draft...
French State Secretary for Ecology announced Plans to ban Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles from Food Products
Posted On: 2018-07-02
The French State Secretary for Ecology Ms Brune Poirson announced in the newspaper Le Parisien that the Government intends to implement a ban on the...
NNI Supplement to the President's 2018 Budget
Posted On: 2017-12-21
This document is a supplement to the President s Budget request submitted to Congress on May rd and serves as the Annual Report for the...
EPA Issues Direct Final SNURs for Carbon Nanotube (Generic) and Nanocarbon (Generic)
Posted On: 2017-10-03
The U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA promulgated on September significant new use rules SNUR for chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices...
Working Guidance on EPA's Section 8(a) Information Gathering Rule on Nanomaterials in Commerce
Posted On: 2017-10-03
General guidance to assist in complying with EPA s Section a Information Gathering Rule on Nanomaterials in Commerce
Proposal for a new legislative framework for regulating nanomaterials
Posted On: 2017-09-08
There is a proposal for a new legislative framework tailored for nanomaterials and their applications called Registration Evaluation Authorization Categorization and Tools to Evaluate Nanomaterials...
NanoData landscape compilation: Construction
Posted On: 2017-07-05
This report offers a snapshot of the status of the environment for nanotechnology in the context of construction The construction industry covers the building maintaining...
Germany Publishes Meeting Report from Expert Dialogue on Application of Nanotechnologies in the Construction Sector
Posted On: 2017-06-28
On June the Federal Ministry for the Environment Nature Conservation Building and Nuclear Safety published meeting documents from the Expert Dialogue on Opportunities and Risks...
EPA delays effective date of final rule for reporting and recordkeeping requirements for nanoscale materials
Posted On: 2017-05-16
Environmental Protection Agency EPA is hereby extending the effective date of the final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of January and established final...
New Documents on Nanotechnology, VOCs Available from AIHA Volunteer Groups
Posted On: 2017-04-19
New guidance sponsored by the American Industrial Hygiene Association AIHA Nanotechnology Working Group addresses stewardship considerations for nanomaterials and nanoproducts based on the evolving state...
The Art and Science of OELs for Nanomaterials
Posted On: 2017-02-01
Engineered nanomaterials are fascinating Just by making stuff smaller researchers have discovered forms of materials and even completely new materials that can be applied as...
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Review of the NNI for 2017 (letter report)
Posted On: 2017-01-18
The President s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology released its most recent review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative in a letter report stating...
First-Ever Nanoscale Chemicals Data Collection Rule Imminent
Posted On: 2017-01-06
Industry and environmental health advocates plan to scrutinize a forthcoming final Environmental Protection Agency rule that for the first time would collect available industry information...
Occupational exposure limits for manufactured nanomaterials, a systematic review
Posted On: 2016-12-13
Article in Nanotoxicology November
Citizens and experts to get more information on nanomaterials
Posted On: 2016-12-08
Better access to relevant and understandable information about nanomaterials both for European citizens and experts That is the main goal of an agreement signed between...
Researchers Develop Hazard Assessment for Nanomaterials
Posted On: 2016-11-28
Analysis Uncovers Health and Environmental Hazards in Nanosilver Products Already on Store Shelves Points to Haphazard Oversight and Regulation by EPA
EPA Submits Final TSCA Rule on Nanomaterials to OMB for Review
Posted On: 2016-10-12
On October the U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA submitted to the Office of Management and Budget OMB a final rule that would require reporting...
Nanotechnology: Delivering on the Promise Volume 1
Posted On: 2016-10-05
Advances in nanotechnology and the value of precautionary risk management for the safe and responsible development and workplace application of nanotechnology are discussed in Nanotechnology...
EPA Promulgates SNUR for Functionalized CNTs (Generic)
Posted On: 2016-05-23
On May the U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA promulgated through a direct final rule significant new use rules SNUR for chemical substances that were...
Scale back nanomaterial reporting proposals, industry tells EPA
Posted On: 2015-09-04
Chemical industry groups have urged the US EPA to revise and reissue its proposed reporting and recordkeeping rule for nanomaterials If adopted the proposals would...
Big questions about risk assessment of nanomaterials
Posted On: 2015-08-26
When it comes to nanotechnology Australians have shown strong support for regulation and safety testing One common way of deciding whether and how nanomaterials should...
U.S. Proposes More Nano Reporting
Posted On: 2015-04-16
WASHINGTON DC As nanotechnology takes over everything from coatings to construction materials federal regulators want to know more about the risks posed to human health...
Control of Nanoscale Materials under the Toxic Substances Control Act
Posted On: 2015-03-27
March -- EPA issued a proposed rule under TSCA section a to require reporting and recordkeeping information on certain chemical substances when they are manufactured...
Nanosilver in Your Soup? EPA Sued For Failing to Regulate Tiny Pesticides
Posted On: 2015-01-21
The U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA considers nanosilver a pesticide and requires products that contain or are treated with this germ-killer to be registered...
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