Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Nanorisk Governance in Taiwan: Studying Potential Impacts on the Environment, Health, and Safety

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Tsing-Tang Song ; Nano Technol. Res. Center, ITRI, Hsinchu, Taiwan ; En-yu Pan ; Huan-Chi Tseng

In the past few decades, thousands of nanorelated products have been produced, and the volume of nanotechnology literature has increased tremendously. At the same time, the influence of nanotechnology on environment, health, and safety (EHS) issues has become a concern. The United States and the European Union (EU), as well as international organizations such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), have drafted policies, laws, regulations, and standards. International regulations and standards for some specific nanomaterials are gradually being established. In view of nanotechnology-related EHS issues, we have set up a common platform to study the potential impacts on EHS by coordinating research efforts from different agencies in Taiwan. These agencies also include the formation of the Taiwan Nanotechnology Standard Council (TNSC) for sharing knowledge in standardization and the nanoMark system for labeling nanoproducts. Finally, we sum up the analyses and offer specific recommendations to government policy makers for safety management of nanotechnology.

Published in:

Nanotechnology Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

June 2012

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.