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React now regarding nanomaterial regulation

Nature Nanotechnology volume 12, pages 714716 (2017) | Download Citation

The time has come to implement a regulatory framework tailored to manufactured materials. I propose a new legislative framework that combines registration, evaluation, authorization and categorization of nanomaterials.

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I thank T. Dolin for technical assistance with the design of Fig. 1.

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  1. Steffen Foss Hansen is in the Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Miljoevej Building 115, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

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