Health and Safety

Initial work on processing the macroscopic product indicates that the constituent CNT's are not released by cutting, rubbing or handling. The toxicity of the fibre and mat products has not been determined.

The UK's Health and Safety executive have published guidelines for handling and working with carbon nanotubes. Although these guidelines do not refer specifically the the long, tightly bound tubes which form Q-Flo's products they act as a useful guide in establishing precautionary principal behaviour. The guidelines can be accessed via the following link: http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/web38.pdf