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March 22nd, 2007
An issues landscape for nanotechnology standards
The Institute for Food and Agricultural Standards has released a report titled An Issues Landscape for Nanotechnology Standards.
Over the last several years a wide range of new nanotechnologies has been developed with many more under development around the world. These new technologies pose a wide range of challenges for standards, from developing proper nomenclature to issues of interchangeability, risk, privacy, worker and consumer health and safety, and environmental protection.
An Issues Landscape for Nanotechnology Standards (pdf download, 460 KB)
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