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Document ID (ISN)110515
CIS number 10-0096
ISBN(s) 978-2-89631-456-0
Year 2010
Convention or series no. Etudes et recherches R-646
Author(s) Ostiguy C., Roberge B., Woods C., Soucy B.
Title Engineered Nanoparticles - Current knowledge about OHS risks and prevention measures - 2nd edition
Original title Les nanoparticules de synthèse - Connaissances actuelles sur les risques et les mesures de prévention en SST - 2e édition [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail du Québec (IRSST), 505 boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H3A 3C2, Canada, 2nd ed., 2010. vi, 149p. Illus. Approx. 350 ref. Price: CAD 15.75. Downloadable version (PDF format) free of charge.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract An initial literature survey on nanoparticles prompted the IRSST to publish two reports on this subject early in 2006 (see CIS 06-1148 and CIS 07-852), namely on the health risks of nanotechnologies and on various aspects of industrial hygiene involving nanoparticles. This report consists of an update of the earlier literature survey, rendered necessary by the rapid advances in scientific knowledge in this area.
Descriptors (primary) Quebec; nanoparticles; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; plant safety and health organization; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; health hazards; nanotechnology
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; titanium dioxide; zinc oxide; silica; carbon black; public OSH institutions; literature survey; report; new technologies
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceQuebec
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles