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November 13, 2017

A Sizeable Challenge Lies Ahead as Canada Surveys and Assesses Environmental Risks of Nanomaterials

Canadians interact with nanomaterials in daily life with limited or no understanding about potential impacts.  Nanotechnology is used in many industries including food, electronics, water treatment, medicine, chemical sensors, fuels and batteries and other consumer products. The utility of nanotechnology is growing including, for example, in the context of soil and groundwater remediation.

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