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Governing Uncertainty : Environmental Regulation in the Age of Nanotechnology

Authors: Bosso, Christopher J.
Publication Type: Book
Abstract: Collection of essays exploring environmental regulation in relation to nanotechnology. Includes: Policy consequences of the "next industrial revolution" / Christopher J. Bosso -- A world of its own? Nanotechnology's promise--and ch...
Year: 2010

Biblio - csep - 04/13/2010 - 11:03

Developments in Nanotechnologies : Regulations and Standards

Authors: ObservatoryNano ; Geertsma, Robert ; Morrison, Mark ; Robinson, Douglas K.R. ; Porcari, Andrea ; Mantovani, Elvio
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report gathers together information from publicly available documents to trace the development of standards and regulations worldwide for nanotechnology. The report looks at factors that are making the implementation of effecti...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.observatorynano.eu/project/filesystem/files/ObservatoryNANO_Report_WP6_RegulationStandards.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/19/2010 - 10:18

ETUC Resolution on Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials

Authors: European Trade Union Confederation
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This resolution, passed by the executive committee of the European Trade Union Commission, looks at the need for standards to be developed for the testing, terminology, and use of nanomaterials, as well as the need for REACH regulat...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.etuc.org/IMG/pdf_ETUC_resolution_on_nano_-_EN_-_25_June_08.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/19/2010 - 10:35

Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/4

Authors: European Commission
Publication Type: Statute
Secondary Title: EC No. 1907/2006
Abstract: This statute, the Regulation, Evaluation, Authorization and Registration of Chemicals(REACH)governs the use, distribution, and development of chemicals, including nanomaterials, in the European Union. ...
Year: 2006
URL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32006R1907:EN:NOT

Biblio - csep - 04/19/2010 - 10:44

Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/4

Authors: European Commission
Publication Type: Statute
Secondary Title: EC No. 1907/2006
Abstract: This statute, the Regulation, Evaluation, Authorization and Registration of Chemicals(REACH)governs the use, distribution, and development of chemicals, including nanomaterials, in the European Union. ...
Year: 2006
URL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32006R1907:EN:NOT

Biblio - csep - 04/19/2010 - 10:44

Nanotechnology and regulation : a case study using the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)

Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Paper uses the existing regulatory framework of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) administered by the Environmental Protection Agency and applies it to nanotechnology to study possible effects. Paper discusses limits of using ...
Year: 2003

Biblio - csep - 04/19/2010 - 15:31

Regulation of nanoscale materials under the Toxic Substances Control Act

Authors: American Bar Association, Section of Environment Energy and Resources
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Paper addresses how the risks that may be associated with nanotechnology can be addressed by the Toxic Substances Control Act. ...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.abanet.org/environ/nanotech/pdf/TSCA.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/20/2010 - 15:04

Nanotechnology Briefing Paper : Clean Water Act

Authors: American Bar Association
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Paper evaluates the existing statutory authority under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to regulate nanotechnology and nanoparticles....
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.abanet.org/environ/nanotech/pdf/CWA.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/20/2010 - 15:08

American Bar Association Section of Environment Energy and Resources Clean Air Act Nanotechnology Briefing Paper

Authors: American Bar Association, Section of Environment Energy and Resources
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: After reviewing the statute, regulations and science utilized in the implementing of the Clean Air Act, ABA SEER Nanotechnology subcommittee identified the following important issues. EPA must distinguish between different types of ...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.abanet.org/environ/nanotech/pdf/CAA.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/20/2010 - 15:14

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act regulation of wastes from the production, use, and disposal of nanomaterials

Authors: American Bar Association, Section of Environment Energy and Resources
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Paper discusses the potential application of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act regulatory and statutory requirements to the field of nanoscale materials. ...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.abanet.org/environ/nanotech/pdf/RCRA.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/20/2010 - 15:17

Friends of the Earth Australia submission to NICNAS regulatory consultation on Proposal for Regulatory Reform of Industrial Nanomaterials

Authors: Friends of the Earth, Australia
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: In a response to calls from Australia's National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme for feedback on Australia's first systematic regulation of novel nanomaterials, the Friends of the Earth, Australia published t...
Year: 2010
URL: http://nano.foe.org.au/sites/default/files/FoEA%20submission%20to%20NICNAS%20regulatory%20consultation%20Feb%202010.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/22/2010 - 14:47

Where Does the Nano Go? End-of-Life Regulation of Nanotechnologies

Authors: Breggin, Linda K. ; Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Pendergrass, John
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Report examines how waste materials created by nanomaterial manufacturing and nanomaterials at the end of their life cycle could be regulated under existing U.S. federal laws. The report uses two hypothetical cases studies to see ho...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/file_download/files/NanoEnd-of-Life_Pen10.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 09:35

Assuring the safety of nanomaterials in food packaging: the regulatory process and key issues

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars ; Pew Charitable Trusts ; Taylor, Michael R.
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report is a result of a dialogue between experts and stakeholders from government, industry, and public interest groups to better understand how the regulatory process would apply to food packaging that uses nanotechnology, and...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/process/assets/files/6704/taylor_gma_pen_packaging1.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 09:50

Nanotechnology Oversight: An Agenda for the New Administration

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Davies, J. Clarence
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report, by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, lays out a clear road map for the next presidential administration to deal with the current shortcomings of nanotechnology ov...
Year: 2008
URL: http://207.58.186.238/process/ assets/files/6709/pen13.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 09:55

Oversight of Next Generation Nanotechnology

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Davies, J. Clarence
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: In this report, the author discusses some suggestions about what an oversight system might look for the next generation of nanotechnologies. He describes a new Department of Environment and Consumer Protections that would incorporat...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/process/assets/files/7316/pen-18.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 10:09

The Consumer Prodcuts Safety Commission and Nanotechnology

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Felcher, Marla E.
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report examines the history of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and examines if the agency is adequately prepared to deal with nanotechnology, which is currently found in more then six hundred different consu...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/publications/archive/pen14/

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 10:12

A Hard Pill to Swallow: Barriers to Effective FDA Regulation of Nanotechnology - Based Dietary Supplements

Authors: Schultz, William B. ; Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Barclay, Lisa
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report discusses the question if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is equipped to meet the emerging regulatory challenge of dietary supplements that use engineered nanomaterials. The authors discuss why the agency is not cu...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/publications/archive/pen17/

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 10:19

Proposed Regulatory Framework For Nanomaterials Under The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Authors: Environment Canada ; Health Canada
Publication Type: Government Report
Abstract: Environment Canada and Health Canada have developed a proposal for a regulatory framework for nanomaterials under the Canadian Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. Under the provisions of this legislation, the Ministers of t...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.ec.gc.ca/subsnouvelles-newsubs/default.asp?lang=En&n=FD117B60-1

Biblio - csep - 04/28/2010 - 15:11

Regulatory aspects of nanomaterials : summary of legislation in relation to health, safety, and environment aspects of nanomaterials, regulatory research needs and related measures

Authors: Commission of the European Communities
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This regulatory review, released by the Commission on European Communities in June of 2008, concluded that the current European Union (EU) legislative framework, is able to, in principle, cover the potential health, safety, and envi...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.euractiv.com/29/images/SEC(2008)%202036_tcm29-173474.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/29/2010 - 09:27

Regulatory aspects of nanomaterials

Authors: Commission of the European Communities
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report describes the regulatory review done of European Union legislation that was requested by the Commission as part of the "Nanoscience and nanotechnologies: an action plan for Europe, 2005-2009. The review found that curren...
Year: 2008
URL: http://ec.europa.eu/nanotechnology/pdf/comm_2008_0366_en.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/29/2010 - 09:41

The novelty of nano and the regulatory challenge of newness

Authors: Preston, Christopher J. ; Sheinin, Maxim Y. ; Sproat, Denyse J. ; Swarup, Vimal P.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: NanoEthics
Abstract: This article examines the efforts of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the last 18 months to regulate the use of nanotechnology by using the Toxic Substances Control Act (TCSA). The authors argue why this approach is not a...
Year: 2010
DOI: 10.1007/s11569-010-0083-x

Biblio - csep - 05/05/2010 - 15:21

Nanomaterials and effects on biological systems : Development of effective regulatory norms

Authors: Manchikanti, Padmavati ; Bandopadhyay, Tapas K.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: NanoEthics
Abstract: This article discusses the research being done worldwide in the area of risk assessment of nanomaterials and their effects on aquatic and plant systems, and discusses how this risk assessment will help form the foundation of regulat...
Year: 2010
DOI: 10.1007/s11569-010-0084-9

Biblio - csep - 05/05/2010 - 16:13

Canada Bans Nano in Organics

Authors: Friends of the Earth
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: A news article posted on the Friends of the Earth Web site reporting that Canada has decided to ban the use of nanotechnology in organic food production. ...
Year: 2010
URL: http://nano.foe.org.au/canada-bans-nano-organics?

Biblio - csep - 05/14/2010 - 13:26

Nanotechnology Policy and Regulation in Canada, Australia, the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States : A Timeline

Authors: Dunning, Beth
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This timeline developed as part of the Regulatory Governance Initiative outlines important events related to nanotechnology policy and regulation in Canada, Australia, the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States wit...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.carleton.ca/regulation/publications/Timeline%20-%20Nanotechnology%20(April%202010).pdf

Biblio - csep - 05/14/2010 - 13:42

Introduction to manufactured nanoscale material health and safety disclosure

Authors: City of Berkley Planning and Development Department, Toxics Management Division
Publication Type: Statute
Secondary Title: Berkeley Municipal Code
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/uploadedFiles/Planning_(new_site_map_walk-through)/Level_3_-_General/Manuffactured%20Nanoscale%20Materials.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/07/2010 - 10:37