Nanopinion: Controlling exposure to nanomaterials
Read the latest Nanopinion guest column by Dr Araceli Sánchez on why it is essential to set up legally binding occupational exposure limits for nanomaterials and the challenges that come with this.
“Considering scientific evidence on the size-related effects of nano particles on causing adverse human health effects, in addition to the specific limits for each type of engineered nanomaterial, setting up a legally binding occupational exposure limit for the total number of particles regardless of their origin seems a logical step to protect workers’ health.”
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