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Article | Working safely with nanomaterials
Materials and Characterization platforms
The nanosafety platform focuses on protection, health, and safety issues related to the handling and use of nanomaterials. Housed in a brand-new, 5,000 sq. m building and staffed by a team of 150, the platform has two main activities: R&D, with five major focus areas: toxicology, ecotoxicology, the integration of nanomaterials into industrial processes and nanomaterials lifecycle analysis; industrial health and safety, and characterization and methods. BtoB services: training of prevention and emergency response personnel, consulting, workstation auditing and design, occupational health consulting, and 24-7 incident-response services. The platform’s partners come from all industries (inks, paints, cosmetics, food), and also include prevention and testing organizations like INERIS, INRS, Institut Pasteur de Lille, and the French National Testing Laboratory.
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FFF-ICP-MS (for nanoparticle analysis in complex matrices), cryogenic transmission electron microscope, and a full range of equipment for the measurement of nanoparticles in aerosols and colloids
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CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.