Nanotechnologies. Guidance for the responsible development of nanotechnologies

Nanotechnologies. Guidance for the responsible development of nanotechnologies

Standard Number PD CEN/TS 16937:2016
Organization British Standards Institution UK
Level National
Category Specification
Status
  • JUN 2016 Published
  • JUN 2020 Reviewed and Confirmed
ABSTRACT
This Technical Specification provides a guidance for the responsible development of nanotechnologies taking into account: - Board Accountability; - Stakeholder Involvement; - Worker Health and Safety; - Benefits to and Risks for Public Health, Safety and the Environment; - Wider Social and Ethical Implications and Impacts; - Engagement with Business Partners; - Transparency and Disclosure. NOTE 1 This Technical Specification contributes to social responsibility as defined in ISO 26000:2010. NOTE 2 Nanotechnology activities include industrial production, R&D, services, and marketing of products. This Technical Specification neither covers labelling and advertising aspects nor is it intended for certification purposes, nor does it imply any legally binding agreements. This Technical Specification intends to cover nanotechnology activities involving manufactured nanomaterials, and where relevant incidental nanomaterials.