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ISO Publishes Nanotechnology Definition

Nanowerk is reporting that the International Standards Organization (ISO) completed its first step in developing standards for nanotechnology regulation.  The definitions are revealed in ISO/TS 27687:2008, Nanotechnologies – Terminology.   The three main materials covered by this first set of definitions and terminology are: … Continue Reading

Standardization: ASTM Releases “Terminology for Nanotechnology”

For those of you who have been paying close attention to nanotechnology issues, be them regulatory or otherwise, you’ve noticed that there does not seem to be any one standard for nanotechnology terms, including "nanotechnology."  While various organizations and agencies, such as the United States Environmental Protection Agency, American Bar Association, and Rice University, among … Continue Reading