LICARA nanoSCAN - A tool for the self-assessment of benefits and risks of nanoproducts
van Harmelen, T.
Zondervan-van den Beuken, E.K.
The fast penetration of nanoproducts on the market under conditions of significant uncertainty of their environmental properties and risks to humans creates a need for companies to assess sustainability of their products. Evaluation of the potential benefits and risks to build a coherent story for communication with clients, authorities, consumers, and other stakeholders is getting to be increasingly important, but SMEs often lack the knowledge and expertise to assess risks and communicate them appropriately. This paper introduces LICARA nanoSCAN, a modular web based tool that supports SMEs in assessing benefits and risks associated with new
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RAPID - Risk Analysis for Products in Development
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Life Cycle Assessment
Environment International, 91, 150-160