From: Ralph B. Stuart <ralph.stuart**At_Symbol_Here**CORNELL.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Occupational handling of nickel nanoparticles: A case report
Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 16:34:26 +0000
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> Does the report indicate that the exposure was exacerbated the material being in the nano form?

The report is based on a single case and the fact that the symptoms arose after work with Ni nano-particle began; she had previously worked with non-nano Ni. For a particular incident, I'm not sure how you would determine whether the nano aspect exacerbated the situation. It's more of a suggestive data point report than a conclusive study...

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart CIH
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Department of Environmental Health and Safety
Cornell University


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