INITIAL SUBMISSION TO STUDY ON NANOTECHNOLOGY

Please find enclosed a submission registering the Health and Safety Executives interest in the study into nanotechnology.

This submission consists of:

  1. A submission registering the Health and Safety Executives interest in the study into nanotechnology;
  2. A brief outline of some of the key scientific issues involved;
  3. A research report entitled ' Cellular responses to metal ultrafines';
  4. A review paper entitled 'Review of fibre toxicology', and
  5. A report entitled 'Assesment of hte effects of dermal exposure to ultrafine patricles'.

This information is only a preliminary overview of the knowledge that HSE has and we would hope to provide further evidence as your study proceeds.

Yours

Dr Alexander Tsavalos
Corporate Science and Knowledge Unit
Health and Safety Executive
UK