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Main Title Scoping study to identify hazard data needs for addressing the risks presented by nanoparticles and nanotubes
Author Tran, C. L.
Publisher Institute of Occupational Medicine,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 63117492
Subjects Nanotechnology--Health aspects ; Nanotechnology--Environmental aspects
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  T174.7.T73 2005 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/20/2006
Collation 129 p. ; 28 cm.
December 2005. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Background -- Scientific background -- Objectives -- Approaches and research plan -- Toxicology of nanoparticles -- Nanoparticles hazard overview -- The consequences of doses of NP in target organs -- Which properties of NP cause the adverse effects? -- Modelling -- Expert opinion survey -- Recommendations -- Ecotoxicology of nanoparticles -- General introduction and review aims -- Current knowledge -- Integration of knowledge from toxicological to ecotoxicological studies -- Approaches to assessing the environmental impacts -- Expert opinion survey -- Human exposure studies -- inhalation of therapeutic aerosols -- Epidemiology -- Purpose and scope -- Epidemiology in the carbon black industry -- Additional relevant or possibly relevant epidemiology -- Considerations in carrying out long-term epidemiology, with special reference to the new nano-particles industries -- Research recommendations regarding future epidemiology in the new nano-technology industries -- Conclusions -- Where are we now -- What we need to know -- The way forward.