Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 10:40:24 -0800
Reply-To: Sheila Kennedy <smk**At_Symbol_Here**CHEM.UCSD.EDU>
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From: Sheila Kennedy <smk**At_Symbol_Here**CHEM.UCSD.EDU>
Subject: nano-particle safety
Comments: To: "Saldivar, Jay"
In-Reply-To: <6A09F73E2878E447BF6B87C43162C82703981294**At_Symbol_Here**>

Does anyone on the list read HAZARD MAGAZINE from England ("the only 
independent, union-friendly magazine to win major international 
awards")? They have an article 
( but I've not run across the 
mag before.

Sheila M. Kennedy
Safety Coordinator
Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr. #0303
La Jolla, CA  92093-0303
(858) 534-0221 

Saldivar, Jay wrote:

>Can anyone direct me to info on potential health and physical hazards
>associated with nanotechnology (specifically nano-particles)? Our research
>group is presently looking into experimenting with nano-materials
>incorporating zinc, silicon and gold for use in the semiconductor and LCD
>industry. They mentioned interest in 'many more' nano-substances. Any input
>in this area would be greatly appreciated.
>I. Jay Saldivar
>Safety Administrator
>Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas
>5700 NW Pacific Rim Blvd
>Camas, WA  98607
>(o) 360/834-8734
>(f)  360/834-8565

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