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Experts Invited to Participate in Cellulose Nanotechnology Standard Development

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Experts Invited to Participate in Cellulose Nanotechnology Terminology Standard Development

January 19, 2012

An initial draft has been prepared for the first cellulose nanomaterial standard: TAPPI WI 3021: Standard Terms and Their Definition for Cellulose Nanomaterials. This standard shall establish and define standard terms for cellulose nanomaterials, the different types of cellulose nanomaterials and the hierarchical structure of cellulose nanomaterial terms.

If you would like to review and comment on this initial draft, please contact World Nieh at wnieh@fs.fed.us or 703-605-4197. World will provide you with a copy of the draft and a comment review form. All comments are due by January 31, 2012.

Once a formal draft has been prepared, the official balloting process will begin. If you are interested in participating in this process, you will need to join the Standard Spcific Interest Group (SSIG). If you would like to join the Standard Specific Interest Group (SSIG) for this standard, and receive a ballot for voting when it is available, please notify the Standards Department at standards@tappi.org or by fax at +1-770-446-6947 no later than January 31, 2012. Please reference WI 3021 in your communication.


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