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    Carbon black in tires, quantum dots in LEDs or titanium nitride in PET bottles ...
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    Research regarding the impacts of nanoparticles on people and the environment is needed. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds projects to fill knowledge gaps and to initiate measures to identify and minimize risk.

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Welcome to DaNa2.0 (Data and knowledge on Nanomaterials)

What exactly are nanoparticles? What is meant by “exposure”? When do toxicologists speak of a risk? This and many more questions regarding research on safety aspects of nanomaterials are answered here: www.nanoobjects.info

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OECD

The OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPMN) has recently published several new reports in its Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials, focusing on case studies and dossiers of selected nanomaterials, categorisation and grouping / read-across approaches as well as future challenges for the OECD-WPMN testing programme.

 

 

 

New OECD WPMN Reports on Grouping & Read-Across (2016)

  • No. 79 - Strategy for Using Metal Impurities as Carbon Nanotube Tracers(04 Nov 2016)
  • No. 78 - Developments on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials Tour de Table from OECD Delegations (Nov. 2015- Oct 2016)
  • No. 76/ADD - Grouping and Read-Across for the Hazard Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials: Participants List to the Expert Meeting (04 Nov 2016)
  • No. 76 - Grouping and Read-Across for the Hazard Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials< (04 Nov 2016)
  • No. 75 - Future Challenges Related to the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials: Report from the Special Session (04 Nov 2016)

 

New OECD WPMN Reports on Nanomaterials (2016)

  • No. 77 - Gold Nanoparticle Occupational Exposure Assessment in A Pilot Scale Facility (04 Nov 2016)
  • No. 74 - Exposure Assessment of Nano-Silver (AgNP):Case Study (12 Sept 2016)
  • No. 71 - Silicon dioxide: summary of the dossier (08 Jun 2016)
  • No. 70 - Single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs): summary of the dossier (07 Jul 2016)
  • No. 69 - Fullerenes (C60): summary of the dossier (01 Jul 2016)
  • No. 68 - Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT): summary of the dossier (30 May 2016)

 

A full list of publications in the Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials is available on the OECD WPMN website via http://www.oecd.org/env/ehs/nanosafety/publications-series-safety-manufactured-nanomaterials.htm

 

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Information on the sponsorship programmes of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research on nanotechnologies for humans and the environment.

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Knowledge Base

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A database with important and generally understandable aspects on health and environment of applied nanomaterials as well as facts on the safety of manufactured nanomaterials.

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Nano Basics

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The chapters on release, exposure, uptake and behavior of nanomaterials in the human body and in the environment as well as the risk assessment will give you a first overview.

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