ECHA has released proceedings from the Topical Scientific Workshop on Regulatory Challenges in the Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials.

25/08/2015

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) issued proceedings from the Topical Scientific Workshop on Regulatory Challenges in the Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials, which was held on the 23rd – 24th October 2014 in Helsinki.

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OECD WPMN has published a new series of guidance about the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

21/08/2015

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published the following documents in its  Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

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UK Releases Report on Workplace Exposure and Controls During Nanomaterial Manufacturing

19/08/2015

This week, the United Kingdom's Health and Safety Laboratory, a division of the Health and Safety Executive, issued a report assessing how employees encounter airborne nanomaterials during their manufacture, handling and use, as well as the steps companies are taking to ensure safe exposure rates.

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Joint Research Centre (JRC) Publishes Nanomaterial Risk Assessment Recommendations

18/08/2015

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published risk assessment test recommendations for nanomaterials based off the results of in-vitro testing of six nanomaterials as a part of a recent study in PLOS One. The study was conducted as part of the FP7-MARINA project.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Publishes Guidance on Nanomaterials in Feed

18/08/2015

This month, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final guidance on nanomaterial applications in animal feed in a publication, Use of Nanomaterials in Food for Animals(link is external).

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