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Nanoscale silver: No silver lining?
Date:9/9/2008

lver is a new challenge. The scope of the new challenge is not yet clear because it is uncertain how much nanosilver is now used as an antimicrobial in commercial and consumer products, and because new uses are likely to be discovered in the future," says J. Clarence Davies, a PEN senior adviser and a former EPA policy official. "Regardless of the scope of the nanosilver problem, it underscores the need for more risk research and new approaches to oversight to deal with new technologies and problems of the new century."


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