APPENDIXES

A     BIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION ON THE COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP A RESEARCH STRATEGY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, AND SAFETY ASPECTS OF ENGINEERED NANOMATERIALS

B     IMPLEMENTATION SCENARIOS: INFORMATICS AND INFORMATION-SHARING

BOXES, FIGURES, AND TABLES

BOXES

1-1  Elements of a Research Strategy

2-1  Incorporating Green-Chemistry Principles into Nanomaterial Development and Application

2-2  Life-Cycle Assessment, Life-Cycle Inventory, and Data Needs

6-1  National Science Foundation Data-Management Plan

6-2  Research-Progress Indicators

6-3  Indicators of Progress in Implementation

FIGURES

S-1  Conceptual framework for informing the committee’s research strategy

1-1  A general framework for integrating particulate-matter research

2-1  Conceptual framework for informing the committee’s research agenda

2-2  Potential human and ecosystem exposure through the value chain and life cycle of nanomaterial production, use, and disposal

3-1  Central topics for EHS research on ENMs

3-2  The number of peer-reviewed publications relating to exposure and hazard

3-3  The number of peer-reviewed publications relating to environmental issues

3-4  Projection of the size of the nanotechnology market

3-5  Extrapolation of dosimetry of inhaled particles from rats to humans

3-6  Concept of ENM toxicity testing for human health risk assessment

3-7  Ecologic hazard end points for making predictions of the environmental effects of nanomaterials

TABLES

1-1  Key Reports That Assess or Provide Information on Research Needs and Strategies for Addressing the Environmental, Health, and Safety Implications of Engineered Nanomaterials

2-1  Risk-Related Concerns from NRC (2009) as Applied to Nanomaterials

2-2  Illustration of Potential Releases of and Exposures to Carbon Nanotubes across the Value Chain and Lifecycle of a Textile Application



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