Nano - the great unknown
WECF position paper on nano particles and nanotechnology
Nanotechnology, the latest buzzword in the global technology revolution,is the science of ‘small things’: the designing, manipulating and engineering of materials at nanoscale.
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Already applications of these socalled Manufactured Nano Materials (MNM’s, also known as Engineered Nano Materials) range from consumer products like cosmetics, household and health care products, textiles, paints and electronics, to medicine, industrial chemicals
(eg. silicium dioxide, titanium dioxide, carbon black), biocides, pesticides, information
and communication technologies, agriculture and environmental engineering.