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OECD Publishes Reports Evaluating Tools and Models for Assessing Exposure to Nanomaterials, Will Host Webinar Presenting Key Findings

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently published the following reports:

On December 2, 2021, OECD will host a webinar on how to assess exposure to nanomaterials. According to OECD, scientific knowledge to assess exposure to nanomaterials continues to improve, and new exposure tools and models for nanomaterials are being developed. To promote development in this area further, OECD compiled an inventory of available models and tools for assessing occupational, consumer, and environmental exposure to nanomaterials. OECD initially compiled 54 tools and models, and after in-depth analyses, ten occupational, seven consumer, and six environmental tools/models were recommended or evaluated as suitable for assessing exposure to nanomaterials. Detailed information on the analyses and evaluations are provided in the reports listed above. During the webinar, the researchers will present the key findings of the reports. Speakers and presentations will include:

  • Occupational project: Carla Ribalta Carrasco, Ph.D. (Danish National Research Center for Working Environment);

  • Consumer project: Mohammad Zein Aghaji, Ph.D. (Health Canada); and

  • Environmental project: Marc LaPointe, Mathieu Dextraze (Environment and Climate Change Canada).

©2021 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.National Law Review, Volume XI, Number 327
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