REACH-NanoInfo (RIP-oN2) was a project funded between 2010-2011 by the Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP) of the European Commission’s Directorate General Joint Research Centre (JRC), led by SAFENANO.
The project consortium, which was a partnership between SAFENANO, the Nanotechnology Industries Association, Cefic, and Soluzioni Informatiche, brought together internationally renowned experts from disciplines including physical sciences, life sciences, occupational hygiene, and risk assessment.
The objectives of this project were to:
The final project report is available to download here.
Based on the scientific and technical state of the art recommendations made in the final reports of the RIP-oN 2 & RIP-oN 3 projects, on the 30th April 2012 the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published three new appendices, updating Chapters R.7a, R.7b and R.7c of the Guidance on Information Requirements and Chemical Safety Assessment (IR & CSA) with recommendations for registering nanomaterials under REACH.