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ID (ISN) del documento111330
Número CIS 10-0855
ISSN - Título de la serie 1745-6673 - Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology
Año 2011
Número de serie
Autor(es) Yokel R.A., Macphail R.C.
Título Engineered nanomaterials: Exposures, hazards and risk prevention
Información bibliográfica Mar. 2011, 6:7, 27p. Illus. 229 ref.
Acceso Internet Engineered_nanomaterials.pdf [en inglés]
Resumen The understanding of the occupational, health and safety aspects of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) is still in its formative stage. A survey of the literature indicates that the available information is incomplete, many of the early findings have not been independently verified and some may have been over-interpreted. This review describes ENMs briefly, their application, the ENM workforce, the major routes of human exposure, some examples of uptake and adverse effects, what little has been reported on occupational exposure assessment and approaches to minimize exposure and health hazards, including fume hoods and personal protective equipment. Results showing the effectiveness of some of these controls are also included. Given the notable lack of information, current recommendations to minimize exposure and hazards are largely based on common sense, knowledge by analogy to ultrafine material toxicity, and general health and safety recommendations.
Descriptores (primarios) nanopartículas; valoración de la exposición; riesgos para la salud; factores de riesgo; nanotecnología
Descriptores (secundarios) aspiración localizada; vestimentas de protección; limitación de la exposición; métodos de trabajo y seguridad; revisión bibliográfica
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Nuevas tecnologías
Navegación por categoria(s) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles
Exposure evaluation
Risk evaluation