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Assessing Nanoparticle Risks to Human Health

Assessing Nanoparticle Risks to Human Health
  • Author : Gurumurthy Ramachandran
  • Publsiher : William Andrew
  • Release : 21 July 2016
  • ISBN : 0323354084
  • Pages : 286 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Assessing Nanoparticle Risks to Human Health provides a systematic overview of nanoparticle risks and considers the limitations of this paradigm in a context where extreme uncertainties prevail. As well as exploring conventional risk assessment methodology, the contributing authors investigate several alternate approaches. The adequacy of current frameworks for risk management and regulatory oversights, including corporate approaches in the US and EU, are explored, and suggestions are made as to how these frameworks can be modified to make them more efficient and effective. Presenting a coherent framework for analysis of the available information, this book presents the latest scientific understanding of the toxicity and health effects of nanoparticles, the technical issues relating to exposure assessment and management, and the ways in which the current risk paradigm can be used/modified to deal with the challenges of nanoparticle risks. All chapters of this new edition have been thoroughly updated to reflect the many changes in the field since the first edition. Additions and updates in the second edition of the book include: New exposure assessment strategies for nanomaterials including life cycle exposure assessment approaches and detailed information on nanoparticle exposure control and protection in the workplace. A state-of-the-art scientific update on the hazard and risk assessment of nanomaterials: discussion of key additional publications on the toxicology and biokinetics of nanomaterials; available data and methods to characterize the health hazard and risk of exposure to nanomaterials in the workplace; additional examples of the use of such data and methods to develop occupational safety and health guidance; and discussion of progress to date, ongoing efforts, and remaining challenges in nanomaterials hazard and risk characterization. New studies on the use of expert judgment in nanotechnology. Quantitative data from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s 4-phase study. A description and evaluation of new CB tools and new ISO technical specifications. A comprehensive update of the legal frameworks in the US and the EU. With the second edition of Assessing Nanoparticle Risks to Human Health Prof. Ramachandran provides researchers and practitioners producing or using nanoparticles, or those involved in nanomaterials risk assessments, technology, health science, policy, safety, environment and regulatory aspects an invaluable reference to adopt the right technologies and strategies and to comply to legal frameworks and regulations. For policy makers and advisory firms it provides the knowledge needed to advise on compliance with or development of new regulations on nanomaterials. Makes essential reading for risk assessment professionals, companies working with nanoparticles, nanotechnology research groups and regulators Explores the use of risk assessment methodologies in an occupational health setting, and their limitations Provides a framework for evidence-based decision making in a context with many uncertainties


Assessing Nanoparticle Risks to Human Health

Assessing Nanoparticle Risks to Human Health
  • Author : Gurumurthy Ramachandran
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 21 July 2016
GET THIS BOOKAssessing Nanoparticle Risks to Human Health

Assessing Nanoparticle Risks to Human Health provides a systematic overview of nanoparticle risks and considers the limitations of this paradigm in a context where extreme uncertainties prevail. As well as exploring conventional risk assessment methodology, the contributing authors investigate several alternate approaches. The adequacy of current frameworks for risk management and regulatory oversights, including corporate approaches in the US and EU, are explored, and suggestions are made as to how these frameworks can be modified to make them more efficient


Adverse Effects of Engineered Nanomaterials

Adverse Effects of Engineered Nanomaterials
  • Author : Bengt Fadeel,Antonio Pietroiusti,Anna A. Shvedova
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 January 2012
GET THIS BOOKAdverse Effects of Engineered Nanomaterials

Adverse Effects of Engineered Nanoparticles: A Disease-Oriented Approach provides a systematic evaluation of representative engineered nanomaterial (ENM) of high volume production and of high economic importance. Each class of nanomaterials discussed includes information on what scientists, industry, regulatory agencies and the general public need to know about nanosafety. This book, written by leading international experts in nanotoxicology and nanmoedicine, gives a comprehensive view of the health impact of ENM, focusing on their potential adverse effects in exposed workers, consumers and


Nanomaterials

Nanomaterials
  • Author : Charles Lutz,Jeffery A. Steevens
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 26 December 2008
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Many potential questions regarding the risks associated with the development and use of wide-ranging technologies enabled through engineered nanomaterials. For example, with over 600 consumer products available globally, what information exists that describes their risk to human health and the environment? What en- neering or use controls can be deployed to minimize the potential environmental health and safety impacts of nanomaterials throughout the manufacturing and product lifecycles? How can the potential environmental and health benefits of nanotechnology be realized and maximized?


Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology
  • Author : Jo Anne Shatkin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 12 November 2012
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Should you adopt nanotechnology? If you have already adopted it, what do you need to know? What are the risks? Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies are revolutionizing the ways we treat disease, produce energy, manufacture products, and attend to our daily wants and needs. To continue to capture the promise of these transformative products, however, we need to ask critical questions about the broader impacts of nanotechnology on society and the environment. Exploring these questions, the second edition of Nanotechnology: Health and


Novel Nanomaterials

Novel Nanomaterials
  • Author : George Kyzas,Athanasios C. Mitropoulos
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 18 April 2018
GET THIS BOOKNovel Nanomaterials

"Nanomaterials" is a special topic of recent research and is a milestone of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Nanoscale materials are a series of substances/compounds, in which at least one dimension has smaller size than 100 nm. Nanomaterials have a broad area of development, which is growing rapidly day by day. Their impact on commercial applications as well as on the respective academia and education is huge. The basic points of this book can be divided into synthesis of nanomaterials and their


Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety
  • Author : Manikam Pillay,Michael Tuck
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 18 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKOccupational Health and Safety

Occupational health and safety (OHS) is an important focus of governments and organizations throughout the world because there are over 2.78 million fatal and 374 million nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses experienced by employees every year. Addressing these requires paying attention to the physical organizational, cultural, and social contexts amidst which work is undertaken. A multidisciplinary approach is also necessary in finding effective solutions. Interestingly, countries and regions address different aspects of OHS depending on what OHS hazards and risks are important


Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Nanotechnology

Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Nanotechnology
  • Author : Jamie R. Lead,Emma Smith
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 30 July 2009
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental and Human Health Impacts of Nanotechnology

An increased understanding of the environmental and human healthimpacts of engineered nanoparticles is essential for theresponsible development of nanotechnology and appropriateevidence-based policy and guidelines for risk assessment.Presenting the latest advances in the field from a variety ofscientific disciplines, this book offers a comprehensive overviewof this challenging, inter-disciplinary research area. Topics covered include: The properties, preparation and applications ofnanomaterials Characterization and analysis of manufacturednanoparticles The fate and behaviour of nanomaterials in aquatic, terrestrialand atmospheric environments Ecotoxicology and human toxicology of


Nanomaterials

Nanomaterials
  • Author : Marcelo Larramendy,Sonia Soloneski
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 15 July 2015
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This edited book, Nanomaterials - Toxicity and Risk Assessment, is a collection of current research and information on numerous advances on the toxicity and hazardous effects of nanomaterials, including theoretical and experimental approaches as well as nanotechnology applications in the field of medicine, pharmacology, and the manufacture of nanoscale materials. Based on the large number of nanomaterial applications, a careful understanding of the associated systemic and local toxicity is critically required.


Implications of Nanotechnology for Environmental Health Research

Implications of Nanotechnology for Environmental Health Research
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 18 March 2005
GET THIS BOOKImplications of Nanotechnology for Environmental Health Research

Nanotechnology is often described as an emerging technology - one that not only holds promise for society, but also is capable of revolutionizing our approaches to common problems. Nanotechnology is not a completely new field; however, it is only recently that discoveries in this field have advanced so far as to warrant examination of their impact upon the world around us. Nanotechnology has direct beneficial applications for medicine and the environment, but like all technologies it may have unintended effects


Engineered Nanoparticles and the Environment

Engineered Nanoparticles and the Environment
  • Author : Baoshan Xing
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 10 October 2016
GET THIS BOOKEngineered Nanoparticles and the Environment

Details the source, release, exposure, adsorption, aggregation, bioavailability, transport, transformation, and modeling of engineered nanoparticles found in many common products and applications Covers synthesis, environmental application, detection, and characterization of engineered nanoparticles Details the toxicity and risk assessment of engineered nanoparticles Includes topics on the transport, transformation, and modeling of engineered nanoparticles Presents the latest developments and knowledge of engineered nanoparticles Written by world leading experts from prestigious universities and companies



Nanotoxicity

Nanotoxicity
  • Author : Saura C. Sahu,Daniel A. Casciano
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 August 2009
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Nanomaterials - substances smaller than 100 nanometers in size - have been added in recent years to an increasing numbers of consumer products used in day-to-day life; in food packaging, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, odor-resistant textiles and household appliances. The extensive application of nanomaterials in a wide range of products for human use poses a potential for toxicity risk to human health and the environment. Such adverse effects of nanomaterials on human health have triggered the development of a new scientific


Adverse Effects of Engineered Nanomaterials

Adverse Effects of Engineered Nanomaterials
  • Author : Bengt Fadeel,Antonio Pietroiusti,Anna A. Shvedova
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 February 2017
GET THIS BOOKAdverse Effects of Engineered Nanomaterials

Adverse Effects of Engineered Nanomaterials: Exposure, Toxicology, and Impact on Human Health, Second Edition, provides a systematic evaluation of representative engineered nanomaterials (ENM) of high volume production and their high economic importance. Each class of nanomaterials discussed includes information on what scientists, industry, regulatory agencies, and the general public need to know about nanosafety. Written by leading international experts in nanotoxicology and nanomedicine, this book gives a comprehensive view of the health impact of ENM, focusing on their potential adverse


Engineered Nanoparticles

Engineered Nanoparticles
  • Author : Ashok K Singh
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 November 2015
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Engineered Nanoparticles: Structure, Properties and Mechanisms of Toxicity is an indispensable introduction to engineered nanomaterials (ENM) and their potential adverse effects on human health and the environment. Although research in the area of pharmacology and toxicology of ENM is rapidly advancing, a possible correlation between their physicochemical properties and biomedical properties or toxicity is not yet fully understood. This understanding is essential to develop strategies for the safe applications and handling of ENM. The book comprehensively defines the current understanding


Health and Environmental Safety of Nanomaterials

Health and Environmental Safety of Nanomaterials
  • Author : James Njuguna,Krzysztof Pielichowski,Huijun Zhu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 February 2014
GET THIS BOOKHealth and Environmental Safety of Nanomaterials

Health and Environmental Safety of Nanomaterials addresses concerns about the impact of nanomaterials on the environment and human health, and examines the safety of specific nanomaterials. Understanding the unique chemical and physical properties of nanostructures has led to many developments in the applications of nanocomposite materials. While these materials have applications in a huge range of areas, their potential for toxicity must be thoroughly understood. Part one introduces the properties of nanomaterials, nanofillers, and nanocomposites, and questions whether they are