Danish Government concluded there is no environmental risk from common Nanomaterials


The Danish Environmental Protection Agency have published the study “Environmental Assessment of Nanomaterials Use in Denmark”. The study conclude there is “no causes for significant environmental concerns regarding nanomaterials. This publication comes on the heels of four additional studies from the agency in this month examining environmental, health and safety effects of nanomaterials.

The following substances were tested for environmental impacts in the Denmark, a nation with a common profile for European nano-usage, and the final results could not find a general environmental risk or significant environmental concern from the products.

  • Titanium dioxide, photosable
  • Titanium dioxide, photocatalytics
  • Zinc oxide
  • Silver
  • Carbon nanotubes
  • Copper carbonate/copper oxide
  • Nano zero valent iron
  • Cerium dioxide
  • Quantum dots, and
  • Carbon black




Date of the last update: 31/03/2016