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Document ID (ISN)111772
CIS number 11-0409
ISBN(s) 978-2-7389-1815-4
Year 2009
Convention or series no. ED 6064
Author(s) Ricaud M.
Title Nanomaterials: Health hazards and preventive measures
Original title Nanomatériaux. Risques pour la santé et mesures de prévention [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Dec. 2009. 6p. Illus. Price: EUR 0.50. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access ED_6064.pdf [in French]
Abstract Given the many unknowns concerning the potential health effects of nanomaterials, it is important to limit occupational exposures. This leaflet summarizes the appropriate technical and personal protective measures to be adopted in laboratories or enterprises handling nano-objects.
Descriptors (primary) France; nanoparticles; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; nanotechnology
Descriptors (secondary) air filtration; storage; personal hygiene; personal protective equipment; public OSH institutions; data sheet; new technologies
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
New technologies
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Nanotechnology and nanoparticles