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Nanotechnology: A Review of Exposure, Health Risks and Recent Regulatory Developments

Nanotechnology is the creation of materials, devices, and systems by controlling matter at the nanometer scale (1-100 billionths of a meter). Potential exposures to engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) through contact with consumer products or air, water, and food sources are an emerging potential threat to human health. ENPs have unique properties and characteristics in addition to size, such as a...

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Legislation

Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, RSA 2000, c E-12

Approvals and Registrations Procedure Regulation, Alta Reg 113/1993

Clean Water Act, SNB 1989, c C-6.1