Regions :: North America
US officials seek data on nanomaterials
8:04 AM MST | December 12, 2012 | Kara Sissell
A consortium including US EPA and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (USPC) says it is collaborating in a global effort to assess the potential adverse impact of nanomaterials on people’s health and the environment. Priorities include: identifying, characterizing and quantifying the origins of nanomaterials; studying biological processes affected by nanomaterials that could influence risk; determining how nanomaterials interact with complex systems in the human body and the environment; involving industry to develop sustainable manufacturing...
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