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OECD publishes summary of dossier on silver nanoparticles

Date: 17/10/2017

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have published a report entitled “Silver Nanoparticles: Summary of the Dossier”.

The Summary states that Korea led the testing of silver nanoparticles under OECD’s Sponsorship Programme for the Testing of Manufactured Nanomaterials. OECD published the dossier on silver nanoparticles in 2016 and the seven-part dossier identifies the U.S. as co-lead.

The Summary includes information on:

•  Physical and chemical properties

•  General information on exposure

•  Hazards to the environment

•  Toxicological information

The report can be found here.

Source: OECD via Bergeson & Campbell P. C.

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