The first phase of EPA’s voluntary Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program (NMSP) closes on Monday. For those keeping track, the most up-to-date NMSP participation statistics as of July 24, 2008 follow. It is shaping up to be a very respectable list of participants.
Submissions Under Basic Program: (9 submissions – covering 68 nanoscale materials) DuPont; Nanophase Technologies Corporation; Nantero; Office ZPI; Quantum Sphere; Strem Chemicals; Swan Chemicals Inc.; Unidym; and one Confidential Business Information Submission.
Commitments to Submit Information Under Basic Program: (11) Arkema; BASF Corporation; Bayer Material Science; Dow Chemical; Evonik/Degussa; General Electric; International Carbon Black Association; Nanocyl North America; PPG Industries; Sasol North America; and Synthetic Amorphous Silica and Silicate Industry Association.
Commitments to Participate in the In-Depth Program: (2) Swan Chemicals Inc.; and Unidym.