Graphene, the world’s first two-dimensional material, is many times stronger than steel, more conductive than copper, lightweight, flexible and one million times thinner than a human hair.
G... Read More
The United Kingdom’s (UK) Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) have published a POSTnote entitled “Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials”.
According to POST, the key points i... Read More
The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) have published standard ISO/TR 19057:2017 “Nanotechnologies — Use and application of acellular in vitro tests and methodologies to ... Read More
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have published a report entitled “Silver Nanoparticles: Summary of the Dossier”.
The Summary states that Korea led the t... Read More
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced the release of 17 new, updated, corrected or deleted Test Guidelines. The Test Guidelines include three that are specifica... Read More
The European Commission (EC) began a public consultation on a draft regulation that would amend Annexes I, III, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, and XII of the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and ... Read More
The European Commission (EC) Joint Research Center (JRC) has published the 'NANoREG Toolbox for the Safety Assessment of Nanomaterials'.
As previously reported, JRC published a Science for ... Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced a final significant new use rule (SNUR) under Section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Act (TSCA) for the chemical substance identified ... Read More
Switzerland has notified the European Commission (EC) of a draft amendment to the Ordinance on Protection against Dangerous Substances and Preparations.
The notification states that the Ordi... Read More
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced that the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) concluded on ten opinions for harmonised classification and labelling (CLH), including titanium dioxide. ... Read More