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Nanotechnology [electronic resource] :health and environmental risks / editor, Jo Anne Shatkin.

Contributor(s): Shatkin, Jo Anne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelComputer fileSeries: Perspectives in nanotechnology.Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, c2008Description: 192 p.ISBN: 9781420053647 (e-book : PDF); 9781420053630.Call number: 620.5 N186 Subject(s): Nanotechnology -- Risk assessment | Nanotechnology -- Health aspects | Nanotechnology -- Environmental aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Online resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access.
Contents:
Introduction: assessing nanotechnology health and environmental risks -- Defining risk assessment and how it is used for environmental protection, and its potential role for managing nanotechnology risks -- Sustainable nanotechnology development using risk assessment and applying life cycle thinking -- The state of the science: human health, toxicology, and nano-technological risk / Brenda E. Barry -- The state of the science: environmental risks -- NANO LCRA an adaptive screening-level life cycle risk assessment framework for nanotechnology -- Alternative approaches for life cycle risk assessment for nanotechnology and comprehensive environmental assessment / Jo Anne Shatkin and J. Michael Davis -- Current and proposed approaches for managing risks in occupational environments / Brenda E. Barry -- Ongoing international efforts to address risk issues for nanotechnology.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: assessing nanotechnology health and environmental risks -- Defining risk assessment and how it is used for environmental protection, and its potential role for managing nanotechnology risks -- Sustainable nanotechnology development using risk assessment and applying life cycle thinking -- The state of the science: human health, toxicology, and nano-technological risk / Brenda E. Barry -- The state of the science: environmental risks -- NANO LCRA an adaptive screening-level life cycle risk assessment framework for nanotechnology -- Alternative approaches for life cycle risk assessment for nanotechnology and comprehensive environmental assessment / Jo Anne Shatkin and J. Michael Davis -- Current and proposed approaches for managing risks in occupational environments / Brenda E. Barry -- Ongoing international efforts to address risk issues for nanotechnology.

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