Nanotechnology Project

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Environment, Health and Safety Research

End of Service Life (ESLI) Technologies

Project Information

Principal InvestigatorJay Snyder
InstitutionNational Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Project URLView
Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialGeneric
Impact SectorHuman Health
Broad Research Categories Safety
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Fundingn/a
Annual Fundingn/a
Funding SourceNIOSH
Funding MechanismIntramural
Funding SectorGovernment
Start Year2002
Anticipated End Year2010


This project is examining various nanostructure technologies as possible sensors that can be incorporated into respirator canisters to indicate when their useful life will expire.