Led by Dr. James Ede, the Vireo team co-authored a study in a special issue of the open access journal Nanomaterials with Michael Goergen and Alan Rudie entitled "Risk Analysis of Cellulose Nanomaterials by Inhalation: Current State of Science". The article presents a literature analysis of studies relevant to inhalation exposure to cellulose nanomaterial (CN) dusts. The studies were examined to assess their quality for risk assessment purposes using published study evaluation tools for nanomaterials. The analysis generally found the quality of the studies to be inadequate for risk assessment purposes. Knowledge of short term CN inhalation has advanced to suggest that short-term exposure to CNs results in transient inflammation only. However, precaution is still advised because data-gaps remain and more research is necessary to evaluate effects from long-term, low-dose exposures which more relevant to workplace conditions.
World Bio Markets
Meeting Date: April 1-3, 2019
Join Jo Anne Shatkin at the 14th annual World Bio Markets Conference where she will moderate sessions on “Reducing & Reusing Waste Streams” and “Product Biodegradability & Recycling”.
Register to attend today!
SRA World Congress 2019
Meeting Date: May 6-8, 2019
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Save the date for The Society for Risk Analysis Fifth World Congress on Risk at Cape Town International Convention Centre. The theme of this three day event will be: "Development and Resilience" and will feature scientific workshops and presentations, hosted by the world's leading authority on risk and risk analysis.
Register today! Early bird registration ends April 2, 2019.
2019 International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials
Meeting Date: June 3-7, 2019
Location: Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex | Chiba, Japan
Vireo Advisors is pleased to host a workshop entitled "Cellulose Nanomaterial Safety, Building a Bridge from Theory to Practice"
at the 2019 International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials. The workshop will focus on the occupational and environmental safety demonstration for cellulose nanomaterials, with special consideration of nanoscale properties of the materials. Concepts will be explored with case studies to present current knowledge, theory, and state-of-the-art practices for meeting regulatory requirements, and safety demonstration.
For more information, please contact Jo Anne Shatkin: JAShatkin@vireoadvisors.com .