Towards a nanorisk appraisal framework

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Senjen , Rye; Hansen , Steffen Foss;
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Subject: [ CHIM.OTHE ] Chemical Sciences/Other | types of knowledge | metaphysical risk | nanotechnology | risk appraisal framework | nanomaterials | types of risk

The paper discusses in the context of nanotechnology whether current concepts of chemical risk assessment can be used to assess nanorisk. Nanorisk can be defined from the narrow (eco) toxicological perspective to the broader sense to include societal/cultural impacts or... View more
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