The monitoring of air contamination by engineered nanomaterials (ENM) is a complex process with many uncertainties and limitations owing to the presence of particles of nanometric size that are not... Read More
In July 2018, the Institute of Technology Assessment of the Austrian Academy of Sciences published an English version of Dossier No. 49, "Nanotechnological Applications for Food Contact Materials."... Read More
The U.S. National Nanotechnology Coordination Office has announced in it’s Summer 2018 quarterly newsletter that in 2018, NNCO will focus on providing public outreach and promoting commercialisatio... Read More
The European Commission’s (EC) Joint Research Center has published a Technical Report entitled ‘Mapping Nanomedicine Terminology in the Regulatory Landscape’.
According to the abstract, to s... Read More
A recent review published in Annals of Work Exposure and Health evaluated the effectiveness of risk management measures (RMM) for nanomaterials in the workplace.
The review looked at 41 stud... Read More
The German Environment Agency (UBA) has published a fact sheet regarding the use of nanomaterials in plastic packaging.The fact sheet is currently available in German.
The fact sheet address... Read More
The July 2018 issue of the EFSA Journal includes an article entitled “Evaluation of four new studies on the potential toxicity of titanium dioxide used as a food additive (E 171).”
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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced the availability of a draft Current Intelligence Bulletin: NIOSH Practices in Occupational Risk Assessment.... Read More
The latest issue of the European Commission’s (EC) Health-EU Newsletter includes an editorial entitled “The only concern to have about sunscreen is … did you remember to put it on?” written by Qasi... Read More
A study commissioned by the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) has reviewed data sources, methods and parameters for carrying out market studies on nanomaterials in the EU.
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