Human and Environmental Hazards of Nanosilver

Nanomaterials have unique physiochemical properties that can cause human and environmental harm, even though the conventional materials are safe. NGC's Executive Director, Lauren Heine, partnered with Jennifer Sass (Natural Resources Defense Council and George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health) and Nina Hwang (Green Seal) to assess the applicability of a modern chemical hazard assessment tool (GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals) for nanomaterials.

Read the press release from Coming Clean or the original article, published in Environmental Health.