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Hazard Assessments of Manufactured Nanomaterials.
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PMID:  20543525     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Background: It has been difficult to make reliable hazard assessments of manufactured nanomaterials, because the nanomaterials form large agglomerations in both in vitro and in vivo studies. Objective: A project by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan has succeeded in ensuring the stability of dispersion (nanoscale <100 nm) of manufactured nanomaterials, and is developing hazard assessments of manufactured nanomaterials. Results and Conclusion: Focusing on titanium dioxide, fullerenes and carbon nanotubes, we introduce findings made in inhalation and intratracheal installation studies overseas, and together with the findings made in the NEDO project, and also assess the hazards presented by manufactured nanoparticles.
Yasuo Morimoto; Norihiro Kobayashi; Naohido Shinohara; Toshihiko Myojo; Isamu Tanaka; Junko Nakanishi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-6-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of occupational health     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1348-9585     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-6-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9616320     Medline TA:  J Occup Health     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health.
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