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Introducing standards of care in the commercialization of nanotechnology

Authors: Weil, Vivian
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: International Journal of Applied Philosophy
Abstract: Author outlines ways to promote responsible conduct in the research and development of nanotechnology, such as public engagement and the development of voluntary standards by industry through deliberative and inclusive processes tha...
Year: 2006

Biblio - csep - 05/14/2010 - 10:02

Individual and collective responsibility for nanotechnology : First annual report on Ethical and Social Aspects of Nanotechnology

Authors: Malsch, Inke ; Hvidtfelt-Nielsen, Kristian
Publication Type: Report
Secondary Title: ObservatoryNano Reports on Ethical and Social Aspects of Nanotechnology
Abstract: This report surveys the role that codes of conduct and other attempts at shaping the responsible development of nanotechnology, who can be held responsible for nano-scientific and technical development, how each stakeholder group ca...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.observatorynano.eu/project/catalogue/4RC/

Biblio - csep - 05/14/2010 - 13:56

How to reduce your firm's risk and increase revenues related to nanotechnology

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Technologies ; Lekas, Deanna
Publication Type: Research Brief
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/process/assets/files/6703/nano_researchbrief_em.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/04/2010 - 09:29

Thinking big about nanotech

Authors: Aitken, Rob
Publication Type: Web Article
Secondary Title: Business Week
Abstract: Brief article by the director of the Safenano Initiative discussing recent developments in the regulation and oversight of nanotechnologies, the development of best practices, and what the author sees as necessary to ensure the safe...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.businessweek.com/print/technology/content/sep2007/tc20070911_759783.htm

Biblio - csep - 06/07/2010 - 09:58

Mitshubishi : Out front in Nanotech

Authors: Herrera, Stephen
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Technology Review
Abstract: This article focuses on the need for Japanese firm Mitsubishi Corporation to advance diplomacy to be able to sidestep opposition to non-particle manufacturing. Fullerenes, which are soccer ball-shaped carbon molecules also known as ...
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CBcQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nvcc.edu%2Fhome%2Frbawa%2Farticles%2FMitsubishi%2520article%2520on%2520nano%25201-05.pdf&ei=umkSTI6cAo-6NfWrqNoL&usg=AFQjCNG66oqIYMBUtdYhqZb_0r6LSrhPzw

Biblio - csep - 06/11/2010 - 12:00

Nanomaterials health and safety guidelines

Authors: Iowa State University Department of Environmental Health and Safety
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This set of guidelines was produced by Iowa State University's Department of Human Health and Safety for researchers using, cleaning, storing, or disposing of nanomaterials. These guidelines could serve as an example for other labor...
Year: 9999
URL: http://www.ehs.iastate.edu/publications/handouts/nanoguidelines.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/16/2010 - 10:40

NanoCode : Country Report : The Netherlands

Authors: NanoCode Project ; Chi, Serene ; Bennett, David
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report from the NanoCode Project, who is evaluating the implimentation of the European Commission's code of conduct for responsible nanotechnology research in EC member states focuses on the Netherlands. The report concludes t...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.nanopodium.nl/content/NanoCode_Country_Report_NL_Final.pdf

Biblio - csep - 07/23/2010 - 11:56

Taking action on nanotech environmental, health, and safety risks

Authors: Lux Research Inc. ; Holman, Michael W.
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: The debate over the potential environmental, health, and safety risks (EHS) of nanomaterials has grown in intensity as environmental groups call for restrictions and stage protests, and government agencies seek to study the issue an...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.luxresearchinc.com/

Biblio - csep - 08/03/2010 - 15:25

Responsible Production and Use of nanomaterials / Verantwortlicher Umgang mit Nanomaterialen

Authors: German Chemical Industry / Verband der Chemischen Industrie
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This document provides access to a series of guidelines developed by the German Chemical Industry and the German Federal Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, it includes information about REACH regulation on substances whic...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.vci.de/default2 cmd shd docnr 122306 rub 809 tma 1 nd .htm

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 21:21

Risk Management of Carbon Nanotubes

Authors: United Kingdom, Health and Safety Executive
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This set of guidelines and information sheet deals specifically with the manufacture and manipulation of carbon nanotubes. The sheet provides information about the health aspects of carbon nanotubes, risk management advice on the ha...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/web38.pdf

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 21:21

Risk analysis and protection measures in a carbon nanofiber manufacturing enterprise: An exploratory investigation.

Authors: Genaidy, Ash ; Sequeira, Reynold ; Rinder, Magda ; A-Rehim, Amal
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Science of the Total Environment
Abstract: This article describes the development of a low cost, evidence based tool to allow for the risk analysis and protection of workers exposed to carbon nanofibers. The article explains the methodology behind the project, and its eventu...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19712959
DOI:
10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.07.035

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 21:08

Risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials : a survey of industrial approaches

Authors: Helland, Aasgeir ; Scheringer, Martin ; Siegrist, Michael ; Kastenholz, Hans S. ; Wiek, Arnim ; Schloz, Roland W.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Environmental Science and Technology
Abstract: This survey of forty companies working with nanoparticulate materials in Germany and Switzerland found that the majority (sixty-fix percent did not perform any form of risk assessment. The Swiss groups (EMPA and ETH Z...
Year: 2008
DOI: 10.1021/es062807i

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:48

Review of Current Practices in the Nanotechnology Industry: Survey of current practices in the nanotechnology workplace

Authors: International Council on Nanotechnology
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Phase 1 and Two Reports reports, Current Knowledge and Practices Regarding Environmental Health and Safety in the Nanotechnology Workplace, and Survey of Current Practices in the Nanotechnology Workplace. These reports present the ...
Year: 2006
URL: http://icon.rice.edu/projects.cfm?doc_id=4388

Biblio - Anonymous - 08/25/2010 - 20:06

Review of Safety Practices in the Nanotechnology Industry

Authors: International Council on Nanotechnology
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: The Phase 1 report, "Current Knowledge and Practices regarding Environmental Health and Safety in the Nanotechnology Workplace," offers a review and analysis of existing efforts to develop "best practices." This report finds that ef...
Year: 2006
URL: http://cohesion.rice.edu/CentersAndInst/ICON/emplibrary/Phase%20I%20Report_UCSB_ICON%20Final.pdf

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 19:51

Code of Conduct Nanotechnologies

Authors: Interessengemeinschaft Delailhandel Schweiz (Swiss Retailer's Organization) ; Innovation Society
Publication Type: Standards
Abstract: This code of conduct, developed by the Swiss Retailer's Association (IG DHS) and the Innovation Society, covers the obligations of IG DHS members, manufacturers and suppliers who work with consumer products containing nanomaterials....
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.innovationsgesellschaft.ch/index.php?page=115

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:49

Code of Conduct for Nanotechnology

Authors: BASF
Publication Type: Standards
Abstract: Code of Conduct of BASF Global. Code lays out the principles on which the company is based, and its stated approach to working with new technologies....
Year: 2004
URL: http://www.corporate.basf.com/en/sustainability/dialog/politik/nanotechnologie/verhaltenskodex.htm?id=1chOfBfAmbcp.l3

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 19:46

Use of nanoparticles in Swiss industry : a targeted survey

Authors: Schmid, Kaspar ; Riediker, Michael
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Environmental Science and Technology
Abstract: This article reports on the results of a survey of fifty-four Swiss companies in the nanotechnology industry that sought to evaluate how nanoparticles are being used in the industrial sector, what sorts of workplace safety and healt...
Year: 2008
URL: http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/abstract.cgi/esthag/asap/abs/es071818o.html
DOI:
10.1021/es071818o

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:48

Comparison of Guidance on selection of skin protective equipment and respirators for use in the workplace : manufactured nanomaterials

Authors: Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This document looks at known information about workplace exposure to nanomaterials, and compares compares guidance on personal protective clothing, gloves and respirators, including compilation of efficacy of personal protective equ...
Year: 2009
URL: https://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/15/56/43289781.pdf

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 21:10

Guidance for handling and use of nanomaterials in the workplace

Authors: Heinemann, M. ; Schafer, H.G.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Human & Experimental Toxicology
Abstract: The article discusses a series of guidelines and best practices documents that have been developed by the German Chemical Industry Association Verband der Chemischen Industrie, VCI) to support companies in the sustainable and respon...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19755453?dopt=Abstract
DOI:
10.1177/0960327109105149

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 21:08

Health and Safety Practices in the Nanomaterials Workplace: Results from an International Survey

Authors: Conti, Joseph A. ; Killpack, Keith ; Gerritzen, Gina ; Huang, Leia ; Mircheva, Maria ; Delmas, Magali ; Harthorn, Barbara Herr ; Appelbaum, Richard P. ; Holden, Patricia A.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Environmental Science & Technology
Abstract: This article reports the findings of an international survey of nanomaterials firms and laboratories that looked at the environmental health and safety (EHS)programs of these organizations, their engineering controls, use of persona...
Year: 2008
DOI: 10.1021/es702158q

Biblio - csep - 09/13/2010 - 15:58

Emmision assessment for identification of sources and release of airborne manufactured nanomaterials in the workplace : Compilation of existing guidance

Authors: Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This document compiles guidance information on exposure measurement and exposure mitigation for manufactured nanomaterials in occupational settings, including manufacture and use of products in industrial, institutional and commerci...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocumentpdf/?cote=ENV/JM/MONO(2009)16&doclanguage=en

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 21:10

Manufactured Nanomaterials: Work Programme 2006-2008

Authors: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This document describes the program of work for the OECD's Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPMN) from 2006 to 2008. The work areas focused on by the WPNM included three work areas; 1) Identification, Characterisation, ...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocumentpdf?cote=env/jm/mono%282008%292&doclanguage=en

Biblio - csep - 09/28/2010 - 12:14

Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials: List of Manufactured Nanomaterials and List of Endpoints for Phase One of the OECD Testing Programme

Authors: Organization for Economic Cooporation and Development, Environment Directorate
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report describes a project sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development entitled the "Safe Testing of a Representative Set of Manufactured Nanomaterials." The project's goal is to develop a program to ...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocumentpdf?cote=env/jm/mono%282008%2913/rev&doclanguage=en

Biblio - csep - 09/28/2010 - 12:22

Preliminary Review of OECD Test Guidelines for their Applicability to Manufactured Nanomaterials

Authors: Organization for Economic Cooporation and Development, Environment Directorate
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report is a review of existing OECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals looking at their applicability for manufactured nanomaterials. The research team found that many of the OECD Test Guidelines are applicable to nanomate...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocumentpdf?cote=env/jm/mono%282009%2921&doclanguage=en

Biblio - csep - 09/28/2010 - 12:36

Identification, Compilation and Analysis of Guidance Information for Exposure Measurement and Exposure Mitigation: Manufactured Nanomaterials.

Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report, developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials, is a compilation of guidance information for exposure measurement and exposure mitigation for manufac...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.oecd.org/officialdocuments/displaydocumentpdf?cote=ENV/JM/MONO%282009%2915&doclanguage=en

Biblio - csep - 09/28/2010 - 12:32