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TSCAnanotechnology: EPA issues final SNURs for two carbon nanotubes

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2010

EPA has published final significant new use rules (SNURs) for two carbon nanotubes that would require companies to provide the agency with 90 days' notice before they manufacture or import them

EPA issues draft guidance on handling unused pharmaceuticals at health care facilities

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2010

EPA has issued draft guidance on best management practices (BMPs) for the handling of unused pharmaceuticals at health care facilities

Nanotechnology: ISO technical report addresses classification of nanomaterials

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • August 27 2010

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published a technical report that sets forth a methodology to classify and categorize nanomaterials

Nanotechnology: EPA seeks comments on nanoscale silver case study

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

EPA has announced that it seeks public comments on a nanoscale silver case study and an approach to analyzing its risks

Nanotechnology: Massachusetts OTA to issue guidance on safe use of engineered nanoparticles

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

The Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance & Technology (OTA) has prepared guidance that will be posted on its website to encourage the safe use of engineered nanoparticles

EPA releases report on health benefits of stratospheric ozone protection

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

EPA has released a peer-reviewed ICF Consulting report which predicts that Americans born between 1985 and 2100 will avoid more than 22 million additional cataract cases due to the "Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer" (Montreal Protocol

CDC report claims 212 chemicals found in Americans

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently released a report titled “Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals.”

Toxic tort: Third Circuit dismisses putative class actions seeking medical monitoring

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2010

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of two putative class actions that sought medical monitoring for workers and nearby residents of Pennsylvania factories that used beryllium

Air: EPA proposes amendments to NSPS for medical waste incinerators

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2010

EPA has proposed amendments to the new source performance standards (NSPS) for hospital medicalinfectious waste incinerators

President’s Cancer Panel issues 2008-2009 annual report

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2010

According to a report prepared by President Barack Obama's (D) Cancer Panel, Americans are continuously exposed to largely unregulated cancer-causing chemicals and other carcinogenic substances that are having a "grossly underestimated" effect on cancer incidence and mortality