NIOSH seeking comment on nanotechnology research strategy
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?