Occupational Exposure Limits and Nanomaterials 

Occupational Exposure Limits and Nanomaterials 

In the workplace, occupational exposure limits (OEL) are put in place in order to prevent the worker from handling the material in such a way that may cause harm to them.

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Dirt & Grime Not the Only Things Coming Out in the Wash—Microplastic Water Pollution  

Dirt & Grime Not the Only Things Coming Out in the Wash—Microplastic Water Pollution  

The Canadian government has proposed a regulation which would ban the use of microbeads in toiletries by July, 2018 and natural health products and non-prescription drugs by July, 2019.

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Evaluating the Completeness and Quality of Curated Nanomaterial Data

Evaluating the Completeness and Quality of Curated Nanomaterial Data

In their recent article, Robinson et al., (2016) identify that with the increasing use of nanotechnology, "the curation of nanomaterial data into electronic resources is crucial to [realize] the potential of nanotechnology to deliver benefits to society whilst having acceptable impacts upon human health and the environment".

 

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