Chapter 26. Safety Assessment of Engineered Nanomaterials in Direct Food Additives and Food Contact Materials

  1. Saura C. Sahu4 and
  2. Daniel A. Casciano5
  1. Penelope A. Rice1,
  2. Kimberly S. Cassidy1,
  3. Jeremy Mihalov2 and
  4. T. Scott Thurmond3

Published Online: 18 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470747803.ch26

Nanotoxicity

Nanotoxicity

How to Cite

Rice, P. A., Cassidy, K. S., Mihalov, J. and Thurmond, T. S. (2009) Safety Assessment of Engineered Nanomaterials in Direct Food Additives and Food Contact Materials, in Nanotoxicity (eds S. C. Sahu and D. A. Casciano), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470747803.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Division of Toxicology, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA

  2. 5

    Department for Applied Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    US Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, HFS-275, College Park, MD 20740, USA

  2. 2

    US Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, HFS-255, College Park, MD 20740, USA

  3. 3

    US Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, HFS-265, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 21 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470741375

Online ISBN: 9780470747803

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • food additives - engineered nanomaterial safety assessment;
  • food additive and ‘generally recognized as safe’ (GRAS);
  • Food Contact Notification (FCN) process;
  • Nanotechnology Environmental and Health Implications (NEHI);
  • Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology (NSET);
  • nanotechnology and food ingredients/packaging;
  • FDA and safety of food, food ingredients and food packaging for humans and animals;
  • nanomaterial exposure assessment;
  • structure–activity relationship analysis (SAR);
  • evaluating safety of nanomaterials and material interaction with biological systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experience with Nanotechnology and Food Ingredients/Packaging

  • Exposure Assessment of Nanomaterials

  • Safety Review of Nanomaterials

  • Future Research Needs

  • Conclusions

  • References