Chapter 8. Addressing the Risks of Nanomaterials under United States and European Union Regulatory Frameworks for Chemicals*
*This chapter builds on and updates chapter four of Securing the Promise of Nanotechnologies: Towards Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation by Linda Breggin, Robert Falkner, Nico Jaspers, John Pendergrass and Read Porter (Chatham House 2009).
Linda K. Breggin, Robert Falkner, John Pendergrass, Read Porter and Nico Jaspers

Chapter Outline

8.1 Introduction196
8.1.1 Terminology: Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, and Nanomaterials197
8.1.2 Different Generations of Nanotechnologies198
8.1.3 Commercial and Economic Dimensions198
8.1.4 Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Risks: Scientific Knowledge and Uncertainty200
8.2 US Chemicals Regulation ...

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