CompNanoTox 2015

4-6/11/2015

CompNanoTox 2015 conference, 4-6 Nov. 2015, Malaga, Spain, will disseminate & integrate outputs on computational methods for toxicological risk assessment of engineered nanoparticles.

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Oeko-Institut has opened a consultation on the re-evaluation of two RoHS Expemptions for Cadmium Quantum Dots

02/11/2015

The Oeko-Institut has been authorized by the European Commission to evaluate expemption requests and determine if the substances meet the criteria set out on article 5(1) of the directive. The organization opened a consultation to evaluate two request to renew select exemptions for cadmium quantum dots (Cd QD) under the Restrictions of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (RoHS2).

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Novel Foods Regulation with Nano-specific Provisions was approved by the European Parliament

29/10/2015

The Regulation on Novel Foods 2013/0435(COD) aims to replace a 1997 regulation with updated rules, matching the progresses made in the sector. It adds foods consisting of ‘engineered nanomaterials’ to the list of criterion to be considered for novel foods and therefore subjected to pre-market authorisation. The Plenary session of the European Parliament approved the Novel Foods Regulation, the text will be ratified by the Council of the European Union before it enter into force.

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OECD released a new nanomaterial safety document

20/10/2015

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released the 58th document in their 'Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials,' Developments on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials. 

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Nanoforum – Micro, nano & advance technologies: where research meets business

01/10/2015

The next edition of nanoforum will take place from September 29 to October 2 at Polytecnic University of Milan- Campus Bovisa.

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Date of the last update: 31/03/2016