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Document ID (ISN)112118
CIS number 11-0755
ISBN(s) 978-85-98117-62-1 (es); 978-85-98117-63-8 (en)
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Custódio Pinto A., Gracias Vieira A.
Title Nanotechnology - Transport to a new universe
Original title Nanotecnología - Transporte a un nuevo universo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 06409-002, Brazil, 2011. 20p. Illus.
Internet access Nanotechnology.pdf [in English]
Nanotecnología.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract Presented in the form of a comic strip involving three characters working in a chemical products transport and delivery enterprise, this booklet introduces nanotechnology and discusses existing questions concerning the possible risks from nanomaterials to health and the environment. See also ISN 112119.
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; harmful substances; nanoparticles; transport of materials; nanotechnology
Descriptors (secondary) information of personnel; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; public OSH institutions
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
New technologies
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles
Safety and health information