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Marcoulaki, E. (author), Lopez de Ipina, J. (author), Vercauteren, S. (author), Bouillard, J. (author), Himly, M. (author), Lynch, I. (author), Witters, H. (author), Shandilya, N. (author), van uuren-Stuurman, B. (author), Kunz, V. (author), Unger, W.E.S. (author), Hodoroaba, V.D. (author)
The coming years are expected to bring rapid changes in the nanotechnology regulatory landscape, with the establishment of a new framework for nano-risk governance, in silico approaches for characterisation and risk assessment of nanomaterials, and novel procedures for the early identification and management of nanomaterial risks. In this...
article 2021
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Nymark, P. (author), Bakker, M. (author), Dekkers, S. (author), Franken, R. (author), Fransman, W. (author), García-Bilbao, A. (author), Greco, D. (author), Gulumian, M. (author), Hadrup, N. (author), Halappanavar, S. (author), Hongisto, V. (author), Hougaard, K. (author), Jensen, K. (author), Kohonen, P. (author), Koivisto, A.J. (author), Dal Maso, M. (author), Oosterwijk, T. (author), Poikkimäki, M. (author), Rodriguez-Llopis, I. (author), Stierum, R. (author), Sørli, J.B. (author), Grafström, R. (author)
Advanced material development, including at the nanoscale, comprises costly and complex challenges coupled to ensuring human and environmental safety. Governmental agencies regulating safety have announced interest toward acceptance of safety data generated under the collective term New Approach Methodologies (NAMs), as such technologies...
article 2020
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Shandilya, N. (author), Marcoulaki, E. (author), Barruetabeña, L. (author), Rodríguez Llopis, I. (author), Noorlander, C. (author), Sánchez Jiménez, A. (author), Oudart, Y. (author), Puelles, R.C. (author), Pérez-Fernández, M. (author), Falk, A. (author), Resch, S. (author), Sips, A. (author), Fransman, W. (author)
The challenge in ensuring the safety of manufactured nanomaterials and products stems from the lack of knowledge among industries about the potential environment and health risks of nanotechnology based innovations and the legislations that apply to them. A lack of information and preparedness for the regulatory safety assessment of innovative...
article 2020
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Franken, R. (author), Heringa, M.B. (author), Oosterwijk, T. (author), dal Maso, M. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Kanerva, T. (author), Liguori, B. (author), Poikkimäki, M. (author), Rodriguez-Llopis, I. (author), Säämänen, A. (author), Stockmann-Juvala, H. (author), Suarez-Merino, B. (author), alstrup Jensen, K. (author), Stierum, R. (author)
The current work describes the interaction with various stakeholder groups to establish consensus on stage-gate specific criteria that human risk assessment (HRA) models for manufactured nanomaterials (MN) need to comply with. During the decisive steps in the innovation process, which can be described in a simplified way as stage-gates, it is...
article 2020
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Shandilya, N. (author), Marcoulaki, E. (author), Vercauteren, S. (author), Witters, H. (author), Johansson, E. (author), Salazar-Sandoval, E.J. (author), Viitanen, A.K. (author), Bressot, C. (author), Fransman, W. (author)
This work presents a blueprint or set of guidelines for the planning and development of sustainable national centers dealing with the safety of nanomaterials and nanotechnologies toward public health and environment. The blueprint was developed following a methodological approach of EU-wide online survey and workshop with several stakeholders....
article 2020
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Pizzol, L. (author), Hristozov, D. (author), Zabeo, A. (author), Gianpietro, B. (author), Wohlleben, W. (author), Koivisto, A.J. (author), Jensen, K.A. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Stone, V. (author), Marcomini, A. (author)
The increasing use of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in nano-enabled products (NEPs) has raised societal concerns about their possible health and ecological implications. To ensure a high level of human and environmental protection it is essential to properly estimate the risks of these new materials and to develop adequate risk management...
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Soeteman-Hernandez, L.G. (author), Apostolova, M.D. (author), Bekker, C. (author), Dekkers, S. (author), Grafström, R.C. (author), Groenewold, M. (author), Handzhiyski, Y. (author), Herbeck-Engel, P. (author), Hoehener, K. (author), Karagkiozaki, V. (author), Kelly, S. (author), Kraegeloh, A. (author), Logothetidis, S. (author), Micheletti, C. (author), Nymark, P. (author), Oomen, A. (author), Oosterwijk, T. (author), Rodríguez-LLopis, I. (author), Sabella, S. (author), sanchez Jiménez, A. (author), Sips, A.J.A.M. (author), Suarez-Merino, B. (author), Tavernaro, I. (author), van Engelen, J. (author), Wijnhoven, S.W.P. (author), Noorlander, C.W. (author)
Nanotechnologies are characterized by a growing legacy of already marketed and novel manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs) and nano-enabled products with a lack of a coherent risk governance system to address their safety effectively. In response to this situation, a proactive system is needed to minimize the gap between the pace of innovation and...
article 2019
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Prodanov, D. (author), Belde, P. (author), Geerts, L. (author), L'Allain, C. (author), Feber, M.L. (author), Moclair, F. (author), Morelli, A. (author), Roquet, P. (author)
Safety of engineered nanomaterials is a new scientific field, which draws increasing attention in the literature. Among the challenges the field is facing are the insufficient amount and quality of nanotoxicological data and the ambiguity in the metrics describing the exposure. This results in substantial difficulties in the actual...
conference paper 2019
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Kuijpers, E. (author), Pronk, A. (author), Koivisto, A.J. (author), Jensen, K.A. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author), Fransman, W. (author)
Introduction. Knowledge on the exposure characteristics, including release of nanomaterials, is especially needed in the later stages of nano-enabled products’ life cycles to perform better occupational risk assessments. The objective of this study was to assess the concentrations during sawing and drilling in car bumpers containing multi-walled...
article 2019
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Semenzina, E. (author), Subramanian, V. (author), Pizzo, L. (author), Zabeo, A. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Oksel, C. (author), Hristozov, D. (author), Marcomini, A. (author)
The widespread use of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in consumer products and the overwhelming uncertainties in their ecological and human health risks have raised concerns regarding their safety among industries and regulators. There has been an ongoing debate over the past few decades on ways to overcome the challenges in assessing and...
article 2019
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Koivisto, A.J. (author), Pizzol, L. (author), Basei, G. (author), Zabeo, A. (author), Mackevica, A. (author), Hansen, S.F. (author), Gosens, I. (author), Cassess, F.R. (author), de Jong, W. (author), Koivisto, A.J. (author), Neubauer, N. (author), Sanchaz, J.A. (author), Semenzin, E. (author), Subramanian, V. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Jensen, K.A. (author), Wohlleben, W. (author), Stone, V. (author), Marcomini, A. (author)
The use of nano-scale copper oxide (CuO) and basic copper carbonate (Cu2(OH)2CO3) in both ionic and micronized wood preservatives has raised concerns about the potential of these substances to cause adverse humans health effects. To address these concerns, we performed quantitative (probabilistic) human health risk assessment (HHRA) along the...
article 2018
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Shandilya, N. (author), Ligthart, T. (author), van Voorde, I. (author), Stahlmecke, B. (author), Clavaguera, S. (author), Philippot, C. (author), Goede, H. (author)
The shredding of waste of electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and other products, incorporated with nanomaterials, can lead to a substantial release of nanomaterials. Considering the uncertainty, complexity, and scarcity of experimental data on release, we present the development of a Bayesian belief network (BBN) model. This baseline...
article 2018
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van der Heijden, A.E.D.M. (author)
In the domain of energetic nanomaterials, more specifically nano-sized explosives and oxidizers, many small scale production methods have been explored up to now. So far only limited attempts have been made to scale up the production to tens or maximally a few hunderds of grams. This paper provides a review of these small scale production...
article 2018
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Koivisto, A.J. (author), Kling, K.I. (author), Fonseca, A.S. (author), Brostrøm Bluhme, A. (author), Moreman, M. (author), Yu, M. (author), Costa, A.L. (author), Giovanni, B. (author), Ortelli, S. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Vogel, U. (author), Jensen, K.A. (author)
Nanoscale TiO2 (nTiO2) is manufactured in high volumes and is of potential concern in occupational health. Here, we measured workers exposure levels while ceramic honeycombs were dip coated with liquid photoactive nanoparticle suspension and dried with an air blade. The measured nTiO2 concentration levels were used to assess process specific...
article 2018
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Fonseca, A.S. (author), Kuijpers, E. (author), Kling, K.I. (author), Levin, M. (author), Koivisto, A.J. (author), Nielsen, S.H. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Fedutik, Y. (author), Jensen, K.A. (author), Koponen, I.K. (author)
Fume hoods are one of the most common types of equipment applied to reduce the potential of particle exposure in laboratory environments. A number of previous studies have shown particle release during work with nanomaterials under fume hoods. Here, we assessed laboratory workers’ inhalation exposure during synthesis and handling of CuO, TiO2...
article 2018
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John, A.C. (author), Küpper, M. (author), Manders-Groot, A.M.M. (author), Debray, B. (author), Lacome, J.M. (author), Kuhlbusch, T.A.J. (author)
In spite of the still increasing number of engineered nanomaterial (ENM) applications, large knowledge gaps exist with respect to their environmental fate, especially after release into air. This review aims to summarize the current knowledge of emissions and behavior of airborne engineered nanomaterials. The whole ENM lifecycle is considered...
article 2017
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Gallocchio, F. (author), Biancotto, G. (author), Cibin, V. (author), Losasso, C. (author), Belluco, S. (author), Peters, R. (author), van Bemmel, G. (author), Cascio, C. (author), Weigel, S. (author), Tromp, P. (author), Gobbo, F. (author), Catania, S. (author), Ricci, A. (author)
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are of interest due to their antimicrobial activity and are seen as potential candidates to replace antibiotics in animal husbandry. A few studies have focused on this new application, but they lack any considerations about residual accumulation of AgNPs in edible animal tissues and animal products. In this research,...
article 2017
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Kuijpers, E. (author), Bekker, C. (author), Brouwer, D. (author), le Feber, M. (author), Fransman, W. (author)
Exposure assessment for nano-objects, and their aggregates and agglomerates (NOAA), has evolved from explorative research toward more comprehensive exposure assessment, providing data to further develop currently used conservative control banding (CB) tools for risk assessment. This study aims to provide an overview of current knowledge on...
article 2017
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Bekker, C. (author), Fransman, W. (author), Boessen, R. (author), Oerlemans, A. (author), Ottenbros, I.B. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author)
Background: Nano-specific inhalation exposure models could potentially be effective tools to assess and control worker exposure to nano-objects, and their aggregates and agglomerates (NOAA). However, due to the lack of reliable and consistent collected NOAA exposure data, the scientific basis for validation of the existing NOAA exposure models...
article 2017
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Helsper, J.P.F.G. (author), Peters, R.J.B. (author), van Bemmel, M.E.M. (author), Rivera, Z.E.H. (author), Wagner, S. (author), von der Kammer, F. (author), Tromp, P.C. (author), Hofmann, T. (author), Weigel, S. (author)
Seven commercial titanium dioxide pigments and two other well-defined TiO2 materials (TiMs) were physicochemically characterised using asymmetric flow field flow fractionation (aF4) for separation, various techniques to determine size distribution and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS) for chemical characterization. The aF4...
article 2016
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