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Document ID (ISN)109390
CIS number 09-384
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Noonan J.
Title Shrinking certainty
Bibliographic information Jan. 2009, Vol.27, No.1, p.46-48. Illus. 1 ref.
Abstract In face of uncertainty concerning the toxicological hazards of carbon nanotubes which could potentially be similar to those of asbestos, this article argues that organizations that work with these substances keep track of developments in toxicological research and testing of nanomaterials.
Descriptors (primary) nanotechnology; nanoparticles; occupational medicine; research; new technologies; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; United Kingdom; toxicology; risk factors; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; particle size
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
New technologies
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles