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September 11, 2017

ISO Publishes Standard Terms and Definitions for Cellulose Nanomaterial

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Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Blog – The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published standard ISO/TS 20477:2017, “Nanotechnologies — Standard terms and their definition for cellulose nanomaterial.” The standard states that in industrial productions, cellulose nanomaterials can be manufactured by conversion of wood pulp through chemical, biological, or mechanical processes. Due to their renewable nature and unique properties, cellulose nanomaterials have developed into platform materials that have application potential in a wide range of products, including those that currently utilize petroleum-based ingredients.

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