The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids evaluated food contact material (FCM) Substance No. 1070, which incorporates sele... Read More
The newly started H2020 GRACIOUS project will develop a highly innovative science-based framework that supports the assessment of risk posed by the ever increasing array of nanomaterials on the mar... Read More
The European Commission (EC) Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on titanium dioxide (nano form) as a UV-filter in sprays. The EC asked SCCS to address the fo... Read More
The Management Board of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) discussed ECHA’s strategy on substances in nanoforms at a meeting held on 14th-15th of December 2017.
A key message from the ... Read More
An article from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) entitled “From ‘Just in Time’ to ‘Just Next Door’: 21st-centuary Manufacturing Challenges and Opportunities for Ind... Read More
The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) released a new research report entitled “Nanotechnology in construction and demolition: what we know, what we don’t”.
IOSH commissi... Read More
The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has published standard ISO/TS 20787:2017 “Nanotechnologies – Aquatic toxicity assessment of manufactured nanomaterials in saltwater lakes us... Read More
In November 2017, the French National Research and Safety Institute for the Prevention of Occupational Accidents and Diseases (INRS) published a report summarising studies and research completed in... 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