Rapid Environmental Impact Screening for Engineered Nanomaterials

Oberdoster, Eva and Larkin, Patrick and Rogers, John. (2006) Rapid Environmental Impact Screening for Engineered Nanomaterials. Technical Report. Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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Abstract

This project explores the application of genomics technologies to nanotechnology, to provide faster, cheaper, and more sophisticated ecotoxicity testing.... The goal was to demonstrate the potential of this [microarray] approach for ecotoxicity screening by collaborating directly with a company that had developed an engineered nanomaterials. The company, Toda, manufactures Reactive Nano-Iron Particles (RNIP), which are currently being used to remediate toxic waste sites

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
InterNano Taxonomy: Environment, Health, and Safety > Environmental Impact
Environment, Health, and Safety > Human Health
Tool development
Environment, Health, and Safety > Risk Assessment
Collections: Nanomanufacturing Report Collection
Depositing User: Danielle Federa
Date Deposited: 13 May 2009 17:11
Last Modified: 13 May 2009 17:11
URI: http://eprints.internano.org/id/eprint/77

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