A NEW REPORT by the 30-member-nation Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development catalogs the growing number of initiatives under way in industrialized countries to address the health and environmental safety implications of manufactured nanomaterials.
Courtesy of Delina Lyon/Rice University
Risks of nanomaterials are still largely unknown. Shown is Delina Lyon, a Rice University researcher who studies the impact of buckyball aggregates on ecosystems.
The 77-page document summarizes information on current developments provided by delegations that participated in the second meeting of OECD’s Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials, held this past April in Berlin.