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The nanoparticle information library (NIL): A prototype for linking and sharing emerging data.

Authors
Miller-AL; Hoover-MD; Mitchell-DM; Stapleton-BP
Source
J Occup Environ Hyg 2007 Dec; 4(12):D131-D134
NIOSHTIC No.
20032925
Abstract
Industrial hygienists and other health protection professionals face significant challenges in understanding and controlling a myriad of potential factors that may influence the toxicity, exposure, and ultimately the health risks of producing, handling, and using engineered nanomaterials. As an early step to foster information exchange and understanding nanoparticles and their properties, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has created an Internet- based Nanoparticle Information Library (NIL). The NIL supports the NIOSH mission to identify and prevent potential adverse effects from nanoparticles by communicating information about health and safety issues that may be associated with nanoparticle manufacturing, handling, or exposure.
Keywords
Occupational-exposure; Inhalation-studies; Inhalants; Respirable-dust; Respiration; Respiratory-hypersensitivity; Respiratory-irritants; Particulate-dust; Particle-aerodynamics; Particulates; Lung-irritants; Workplace-studies; Work-environment; Biological-effects; Biological-factors; Chemical-hypersensitivity; Chemical-inhibition; Chemical-reactions; Manual-materials-handling; Nanotechnology
CODEN
JOEHA2
Publication Date
20071201
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
2008
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
12
ISSN
1545-9624
NIOSH Division
DRDS; SRL
Source Name
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
State
WV; MA
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