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9. NRW Nano-Konferenz 2021




NanoCarbon Annual Conference 2021




Nanosafety Training School – From Basic Science to Risk Governance

Nanomaterials: relevant regulatory definitions in the EU

February 24, 2021

Within the EU regulatory framework there are quite a number of different definitions for the term “nanomaterial”. Each of them strongly depends on the field of material application and the respective regulatory legislation. Nice compilation. Read the full text here:  

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What do EU citizens think about nanomaterials?

January 14, 2021

A recent surveyfrom the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) carried out in five selected EU countries shows that citizens demand better labelling of everyday products containing nanomaterials and increased awareness of the risks and benefits of products containing nanomaterials. Read the results on the website of EUON:  

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Winter Edition of the NanoSafetyCluster Newsletter now available for download

December 21, 2020

News from nanosafety research at national and European level can be found in a compact summary in the current winter issue of the NanoSafetyCluster Newsletter 12/2020. You can download the document from the NanoSafetyCluster website at   

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NanoFabNet Survey – Nanotechnology Experts on “Validation & Standardisation of Sustainable Nanofabrication”

December 8, 2020

In the field of nanotechnology, the development of new materials, processes and applications is advancing rapidly. It is even more important that this development is based on solid and safe processes that lead to trustworthy results. The validation of these technologies, a harmonization across different development areas in a suitable standardization framework play a major […]

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EU regulation – nano in safety data sheets

July 3, 2020

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2020/878 of 18 June 2020 Amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)   … Regulation (EU) 2018/1881 introduces specific requirements for substances with nanoforms …   From the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF […]

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