ANSI - American National Standards Institute

TAG Working Group 3: Health, Safety and Environment

The development of science-based standards in the areas of health, safety, and environmental aspects of nanotechnologies.

Convenor
Leadership assigned to the United States
(Dr. Laurie Locascio – National Institute of Standards and Technology)
U.S. TAG WG Chair
Dr. Shaun Clancy, Evonik Corporation

Project List:


Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/DT 19337
Title Characterization of nanosuspensions to verify nano-object induced toxicity assessed in vitro
Country Lead Japan
Status In Progress

Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/DTR 19601
Title Nanotechnologies -- Nano-object Aerosol Generators for Inhalation Toxicity Studies
Country Lead Korea
Status NWIP Ballot approved. Inaugural meeting at WG 3 Interim meeting - London

Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/DTR 18637
Title General framework for the development of occupational exposure limits for nano-objects and their aggregates and agglomerates.
Country Lead USA
Status In Progress

Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/TR 16197
Title Compilation and description for toxicological and ecotoxicological screening methods for engineered and manufactured nanomaterials
Country Lead USA
Status Document submitted for publication.

Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/TR 16196
Title Compilation and description for sample preparation and dosing methods for engineered and manufactured nanomaterials
Country Lead USA
Status In Progress

Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/DTS 16550
Title Determination of muramic acid as a biomarker for silver nanoparticles activity
Country Lead Iran
Status Document submitted for publication.

Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/TS 18827
Title ESR as a method for measuring ROS generated by metal oxide nanomaterials.
Country Lead Korea
Status In Progress

Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/AWI 19007
Title Modified MTS Assay for measuring the effect of nanoparticles on cell viability.
Country Lead USA
Status In Progress

Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/AWI 19006
Title DCFH-DA Assay for evaluating nanoparticle-induced intracellular ROS production
Country Lead USA
Status In Progress

Working Group WG 3
Designation ISO/DTR 19057
Title The use and suitability of in vitro tests and methodologies to assess nanomaterial biodurability
Country Lead South Africa
Status In Progress

ANSI Nanotechnology Standards Panel