nanoRISK Newsletter

A constructive contribution to the responsible
development and use of engineered nanomaterials

nanoRISK Newsletter

2008 Issues

 
2008/1 (February/March)
  • The detection of carbon nanotubes and workplace safety
  • SAFENANO launches scientific services
  • EU research in the field of health and environmental impact of nanoparticles
  • Nanotoxicity: The growing need for in vivo study
  • Upcoming events
  • Papers, initiatives & updates
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    2008/2
    (April/May)
  • Protecting nanotechnology workers
  • Nanotechnology at the OECD
  • Majority of nanotechnology companies using engineered nanoparticles do not perform any form of risk assessment
  • Upcoming events
  • Papers, initiatives & updates
  • pdf
     
       
    2008/3
    (June/July)
  • Comparing apples with oranges – the problem of nanotube risk assessment
  • Companies fail to appraise investors of potential nano risks
  • EU looks at the safety of nanomaterials in cosmetics products
  • Group files legal action for EPA to stop sale of 200+ nanosilver products
  • Upcoming events
  • Papers, initiatives & updates
  • pdf
     
       
    2008/4 (August/September)
  • Fingerprinting nanoparticles to assess cytotoxicity
  • Late lessons from early warnings for nanotechnology
  • Nanoparticle uptake by plants
  • Report urges Cambridge not to enact nanoparticle regulations
  • Upcoming events
  • Papers, initiatives & updates
  • pdf
     
       
    2008/5 (October/November)
  • Sunburn increases risk of nanoparticle skin penetration
  • Government authority urges policy measures for nanotechnology use in food
  • Nanomaterials – an environmental Pandora's box?
  • FDA remains asleep at the wheel on dangers of sunscreens
  • NSF and EPA establish two centers for environmental implications of nanotechnology
  • The Precautionano Principle – nano regulation conference report published
  • Upcoming events
  • Papers, initiatives & updates
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    2008/6 (December/January 09)
  • Nanotechnology – not that green?
  • Nanotechnology's complicated risk-benefit dichotomy
  • Biodegradation of carbon nanotubes could mitigate potential toxic effects
  • European Commission sees no regulatory void on nanotechnology
  • Upcoming events
  • Papers, initiatives & updates
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