PAS 137: Nanomaterials and nanotechnology-based products. Guide to regulation and standards

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PAS 137:2013

Nanomaterials and nanotechnology-based products. Guide to regulation and standards

Status : Current   Published : October 2013


PAS 137:2013 Nanomaterials and nanotechnology-based products – Guide to regulation and standards

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This PAS documents the present state of UK regulation and standards in the absence of a comprehensive or integrated approach to the control of nanomaterials and nanotechnology-based products. Its aim is to guide companies in understanding regulations and standards applicable to nanomaterials and nanotechnology-based products in a context in which there is usually no mention of or reference to nanotechnologies. In so doing it covers many fields of regulation and standards including environmental protection, occupational health and safety, consumer protection, product safety and liability, and the management of hazardous substances.

This guidance has been developed primarily for SMEs, to signpost regulations and standards relevant to the importation and manufacture of nanomaterials and nanotechnology-based products. It might also beof interest to other organizations, including larger corporate entities, and a wide range of stakeholders and the public at large.

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Standard NumberPAS 137:2013
TitleNanomaterials and nanotechnology-based products. Guide to regulation and standards
Publication Date31 October 2013
DescriptorsNanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Classification systems, Dimensions, Chemical properties, Physical properties of materials, Mechanical properties of materials, Electrical properties of materials, Optical properties of materials
ISBN978 0 580 70138 2
File Size6.031 MB

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