As a person who attended and testified at the Public Meeting in regard to TSCA section 8(a) Proposed Rule on Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Nanoscale Materials on June 11, 2015, I would like to share with you the presentation that was given at the EPA meeting.

Click the link below to view the presentation:

TSCA Section 8(a) Proposed Rule for Chemical Substances Manufactured or Processed as Nanoscale Materials

– Written comments are due by August 5, 2015

– Submit comments to Docket # EPA-HQ-OPPT-2010-0572 at

– Instructions are in the proposed rule on other methods for submitting comments including comments containing confidential business information

– Contact Jim Alwood at 202-564-8974 or for further information


A Call for Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
By Lloyd Whitman, Assistant Director for Nanotechnology, OSTP and Tom Kalil, Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation, OSTP

Read more about what makes an effective Grand Challenge and how to propose your own Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges for the Next Decade and comment on these examples here. Responses must be received by July 16, 2015 to be considered.

QEEN Workshop: Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials (QEEN) from Manufactured Products – Sponsored by CPSC in Collaboration with the NNI
Tuesday, July 7th and Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
Holiday Inn, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209

The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge
The 2015 winners will be announced at the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Ceremony, July 13, 2015, at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC

VC-backed Nanotronics completes Franklin MCI acquisition
PE Hub

Nanosys First to Achieve EPA Approval for Mass Production of Quantum Dots
PR Newswire


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Enjoy the summer!