Nano-Enabled Consumer Products
ASTM International Committee E56 on Nanotechnology has created a new subcommittee, E56.06 on Nano-Enabled Consumer Products.
The scope of E56.06 is to develop scientifically credible standards for the identification, evaluation and assessment of engineered nanomaterials in consumer products.
Members of E56.06 will develop standards for determining the presence of engineered nanomaterials in consumer products and understanding the potential for exposure from the use of these consumer products. Initial efforts of this new subcommittee will focus on the identification and evaluation of engineered nanomaterials in consumer products.
Projects under consideration include:
Expertise is being sought for this new subcommittee from the following areas:
Technical Information: (Chairman, E56) Debbie Kaiser, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Md.
(Subcommittee E56.06) Aleks Stefaniak, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, W.Va.
ASTM Staff: Timothy Brooke