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Home > Press > CNano Technology Receives EPA Approval for Carbon Nanotubes

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CNano Technology Limited (CNano) announced that it has received regulatory approval from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to sell multi-wall carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) through its subsidiary in the USA. This approval of consent order places CNano on the short list of manufacturers approved to supply MWNTs in the United States under the strict nanotechnology regulations of the EPA. The approval results from the Pre-Manufacturing Notice (PMN) filed by CNano for the MWNTs produced at its 500 tons per year facility in Beijing, China.

CNano Technology Receives EPA Approval for Carbon Nanotubes

Santa Clara, Ca & Beijing, China | Posted on August 18th, 2009

"We are pleased that our cooperative effort with the EPA resulted in a timely regulatory approval. With the recent manufacturing capacity expansion giving us the largest MWNT manufacturing capacity in the world, CNano is committed to be a global supplier of these MWCNTs in compliance with applicable regulations," noted Xindi Wu, President and CEO of CNano Technology. "We have been working on a developmental scale with many North American companies and the EPA approval gives us the green light to complete commercialization leading to early sales," added Xindi Wu.

The growing list of commercial applications for carbon nanotubes includes conductive plastics for electronics and automotive, structural composites for sporting goods and aerospace, conductive coatings for electronics and aerospace, electrodes for batteries, super capacitors and fuel cells among others.

CNano also joined EPA's Nanomaterials Stewardship Program with in-depth participation to work with the agency and other nano materials manufacturers from submission to development of information including risk management practices for nanoscale materials.

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About CNano
CNano was founded in 2007 to change the economics of producing a wide range of applications based on extremely pure carbon nanotubes. The company’s headquarters are in Santa Clara, CA with manufacturing located in China. CNano has significant intellectual property, existing products, and established customers. It has received venture capital funding from CMEA Capital, Pangaea Ventures, and WI Harper.

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CNano Technology Limited
3333 Bowers Ave., Suite 130
Santa Clara, CA 95054
USA
Phone:1-408-826-0918
Fax: 1-408-899-5157

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