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January 18, 2010

Lynn L. Bergeson, “FIFRA SAP Convenes First Nano Review,” NanoBusiness Alliance Newsletter, Issue 13, January 18, 2010.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

On November 3-5, 2009, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) met to consider for the first time scientific issues related to the assessment of potential hazard and exposure associated with nanosilver and other nanometal pesticide products. This column briefly summarizes the discussion, and speculates on the outcome.