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Nanotechnology : health and environmental risks / Jo Anne Shatkin.

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Author/Creator:
Shatkin, Jo Anne.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, c2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • xix, 167 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction : assessing nanotechnology health and environmental risks
  • Defining risk assessment and how it is used for environmental protection, and its potential role for managing nanotechnology risks
  • Sustainable nanotechnology development using risk assessment and applying life cycle thinking
  • The state of the science: human health, toxicology, and nanotechnological risk / Brenda E. Barry
  • The state of the science: environmental risks
  • NANO LCRA an adaptive screening-level life cycle risk assessment framework for nanotechnology
  • Alternative approaches for life cycle risk assessment for nanotechnology and comprehensive environmental assessment / Jo Anne Shatkin and J. Michael Davis
  • Current and proposed approaches for managing risks in occupational environments / Brenda E. Barry
  • Ongoing international efforts to address risk issues for nanotechnology.
Note:
Also available on the Internet.
Series:
Perspectives in nanotechnology.
Subjects:
ISBN:
1420053639
9781420053630

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