Environmental Health & Safety

Resources for the Safe Research of Nanomaterials

Current Emphasis on Nanomaterials & Safety

California Academic Working Group Safety Guidelines (pdf)

UC Industrial Hygiene & Safety fact Sheet on Nanomaterial Safety

National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health

American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Healh & Safety

Committe on Chemical Safety

Reports on current safety pratices by nano-scale scientists:


California Department of Toxics Substances Control Nanotechnology page

  • Responses ot the questions on the creation, use and disposal of carbon nanotubes
  • The Department is now interested in requesting information regarding analytical test methods, fate and transport in the environment, and other relevant information from manufacturers of reactive nanometal oxides. Some possible nanometal oxides that are being reviewed include aluminum oxide, silicon dioxide, titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, nano silver, nano zerovalent iron, and cerium oxide

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