Work Item
ASTM WK60553

New Guide for Evaluating Impact of Particles and Other Materials on Phagocytic Function In Vitro

1. Scope

The development of standards and guidance for nanotechnology & nanomaterials, and 2) the coordination of existing ASTM standardization related to nanotechnology needs. This coordination shall include the apportioning of specific requests for nanotechnology standards through ASTM's existing committee base, as well as the maintenance of appropriate global liaison relationships with activities (internal and external) related to this subject area. The Committee shall participate in the development of symposia, workshops, and other related activities to enhance the development of standards.


phagocytosis, nanoparticule, macrophage, immune response, nanoparticles


None Provided

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E56.08

Committee: E56

Staff Manager: Kathleen Chalfin

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 09-18-2017

Technical Contact: Tariq Fahmi

Item: 000