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April 11, 2011

Bergeson and Campbell, P.C., “NIOSH Requests Comment and Information to Update its Nanotechnology Strategic Plan,” Nanotechnology Industries Association Newsletter, April 10, 2011.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

On the 7th March 2011, the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that it sought comments and information on the types of hazard identification and risk management research that it should consider in updating the NIOSH 2009 nanotechnology strategic plan. What follows is an explanation of why NIOSH’s continuing research is essential, and why stakeholders are urged to help shape the content and direction of the research NIOSH undertakes in this critically important area.