From 2008, FPInnovations, in collaboration with Environment Canada and the University of Ottawa, conducted an ecotoxicological characterization of NCCTM
. In tests on nine aquatic species, NCCTM
was found to have low toxicity potential and low environmental risk to aquatic life.
See : An ecotoxicological characterization of nanocrystalline cellulose (
par Kovacs et al
, publié dans Nanotoxicology
, September 2010; 4(3) : 1-16)