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    NIOSH seeking comment on nanotechnology research strategy

    January 30, 2013

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    Washington – NIOSH is accepting comment until March 19 on the type of hazard identification and risk research the agency should include in its nanotechnology strategic plan for fiscal years 2013-2016.

    Specifically, NIOSH is requesting feedback on the following questions:

    • What is the basis or rationale for priorities that NIOSH should give to studies of toxicity evaluation or workplace exposure characterization for engineered nanoparticles?
    • What rationale can be provided for recommending needs and types of technical and educational guidance materials?

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