Nanoparticles behave in an extremely complex manner in the environment. In a large overview study, environmental scientists at the ETH in Switzerland have shown that currently there is a lack of sy... Read More
Inhaled nanoparticles – like those released from vehicle exhausts – can work their way through the lungs and into the bloodstream, potentially raising the risk of heart attack and stroke, according... Read More
The European Parliament (EP) has approved a regulation on medical devices, as well as a regulation on in vitro diagnostic medical devices.
The EP’s Read More
New guidance sponsored by the AIHA Nanotechnology Working Group has been published which addresses stewardship considerations for nanomaterials and nano-products based on the evolving state of the ... Read More
The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has issued a final Opinion on titanium dioxide (nano form) coated with cetyl phosphate, manganese dioxide, or triethoxycaprylylsilane as an ultrav... Read More
A recent study has evaluated frameworks and tools used in Europe to assess the potential health and environmental risks of manufactured nanomaterials. The study identifies a trend towards tools tha... Read More
Ingestion of titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles from products such as agricultural chemicals, processed food, and nutritional supplements is nearly unavoidable. The gastrointestinal tract serves... Read More
The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has launched a public consultation on its Opinion on titanium dioxide (nanoform) as an ultraviolet (UV)-filter in sprays.
In July 2015, t... Read More
The European NanoSafety Cluster (NSC) has published a Roadmap report entitled “Research priorities relevant to development or updating of nano-relevant regulations and guidelines”.
The purpo... Read More