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Document ID (ISN)112119
CIS number 11-0756
ISBN(s) 978-85-98117-64-5 (es); 978-85-98117-65-2 (en)
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ferreira Jensen T., Gracias Vieira Filho A.
Title Nanotechnologies: Wonders and uncertainties in the universe of chemistry
Original title Nanotecnologías: maravilhas y incertidumbres en el universo de la química [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 06409-002, Brazil, 2011, 24p. Illus.
Internet access Nanotecnologías:_maravilhas.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract This booklet explains nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the form of a comic strip. It discusses the possible hazards of this new technology to health and the environment by introducing three characters working in a chemical products transport and delivery enterprise who visit a nanotechnology trade fair and a chemical company where various aspects of nanotechnology are explained in simple language. See also ISN 112118.
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; 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