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Notice of Intent to Revise Department of Energy Order 456.1, Admin Chg 1, The Safe Handling of Unbound Engineered Nanoparticles

This order will be updated by comparing it to national/international consensus standards on nanomaterial safety that have been developed and revised since this order was last reviewed. Additionally, it will be reviewed by representatives of affected DOE elements to include consideration of the recommendations from the external review completed by the DOE Office of Inspector General audit report, "Follow-up Audit of Nanoscale Material Safety at the Department's Laboratories," [Draft, April 2015].

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The mission of the Department of Energy is to assure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.  Available online, the DOE Corporate Overview - 2012