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Socma Backs Nanotech Safety Consortium

2:50 PM MST | November 9, 2010 | Alex Scott

The Nanotechnology Coalition, an affiliate of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (Socma; Washington, DC) has made a public statement of support for the NanoSafety Consortium for Carbon (NCC). NCC is a consortium of 12 companies that are involved in commercializing carbon nanomaterials. NCC recently developed a six-tiered toxicity testing proposal for use with representative nanocarbon materials to satisfy emerging federal regulatory requirements. NCC recently presented the testing proposal to the U.S. EPA. “NCC is approaching these important...

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