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A scoping study to identify hazard data needs for addressing the risks presented by nanoparticles and nanotubes

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A scoping study to identify hazard data needs for addressing the risks presented by nanoparticles and nanotubes. / Tran, C.; Donaldson, K.; Stone, V.; Fernandez, T.; Ford, Alex; Christofi, N.; Ayres, J.; Steiner, M.; Hurley, J.; Aitken, R.; Seaton, A.

Edinburgh : Institute of Occupational Medicine, 2005.

Research output: Working paper

Harvard

Tran, C, Donaldson, K, Stone, V, Fernandez, T, Ford, A, Christofi, N, Ayres, J, Steiner, M, Hurley, J, Aitken, R & Seaton, A 2005 'A scoping study to identify hazard data needs for addressing the risks presented by nanoparticles and nanotubes' Institute of Occupational Medicine, Edinburgh. <http://www.safenano.org/Portals/3/SN_Content/Documents/Defra2005Scopingstudy.pdf>

APA

Tran, C., Donaldson, K., Stone, V., Fernandez, T., Ford, A., Christofi, N., Ayres, J., Steiner, M., Hurley, J., Aitken, R., & Seaton, A. (2005). A scoping study to identify hazard data needs for addressing the risks presented by nanoparticles and nanotubes. Institute of Occupational Medicine. http://www.safenano.org/Portals/3/SN_Content/Documents/Defra2005Scopingstudy.pdf

Vancouver

Tran C, Donaldson K, Stone V, Fernandez T, Ford A, Christofi N et al. A scoping study to identify hazard data needs for addressing the risks presented by nanoparticles and nanotubes. Edinburgh: Institute of Occupational Medicine. 2005 Dec.

Author

Tran, C. ; Donaldson, K. ; Stone, V. ; Fernandez, T. ; Ford, Alex ; Christofi, N. ; Ayres, J. ; Steiner, M. ; Hurley, J. ; Aitken, R. ; Seaton, A. / A scoping study to identify hazard data needs for addressing the risks presented by nanoparticles and nanotubes. Edinburgh : Institute of Occupational Medicine, 2005.

Bibtex

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