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Stanford University submits comprehensive Response to DTSC Data Call-in

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC/Department) has received a comprehensive response to its mandatory data-call in on carbon nanotubes: on the 18 December 2009 Stanford University sent a letter to the DTSC disclosing its research activities with carbon nanotubes (CNTs): ‘Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are used regularly on a laboratory scale in about 16 different laboratories in pursuit of various types of basic research on the Stanford University campus. [...] Types of research with CNTs are varied and include: medical applications [...]; electronic devices; energy storage devices; fuel production; and fundamental physics and materials science research’.

The submission provides detailed information on (occupational) health and safety procedures, as well as waste management practices applied by the respective laboratories, and contains abstracts and several research papers as references to the describes research work.

 

Follow these links to find out more about the DTSC Data Call-In on carbon nanotubes, or to download the full Stanford University submission.

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