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Knowledge

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SAFENANO Knowledge Base 

Providing an independent and impartial resource on nanotechnology environment, health and safety issues. 

Focussed on interpreting and disseminating emerging scientific evidence about the potential risks to health and the environment arising from the development and use of nanotechnology, the SAFENANO Knowledge Base provides a wide range of current and emerging information through a number of key offerings:

Guidance

Introduction and key principles, commentary and links to guidance for safe handling, exposure, hazard and risks.

Regulation

Latest developments in substance and product, workplace and environmental regulations on nanoparticles and nanomaterials.

Governance

Principles of governance for nanotechnologies and information on published governance frameworks and resources.

Standards

An introduction to this emerging area, with commentary on areas of focus for standardisation bodies and links to standards.

Resources

Reading list of key papers and reports links to other major websites, multimedia sources, FAQs and a nano-EHS Glossary.

Did you know?

TiO2 is used in a range of consumer products, including sunscreens, cosmetics, and paints.