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New York Further Delays Enforcement of Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program

USA - June 17 2019 On June 12, 2019, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) announced that it will delay enforcement of the Household…

Austrian Academy of Sciences Publishes NanoTrust Dossier on the Safe-By-Design Concept

Austria - June 12 2019 The Institute of Technology Assessment of the Austrian Academy of Sciences has published a NanoTrust Dossier entitled “Safe-by-Design — The Early…

EC Calls for Data on Certain Nano Ingredients Used in Cosmetic Products

European Union - June 11 2019 The European Commission (EC) published on June 11, 2019, a call for data on the following ingredients used in cosmetic products: gold (nano)…

ISO Guidance Specifies Characteristics and Measurement Methods for Antibacterial Silver Nanoparticles

Global - June 6 2019 The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published standard ISO/TS 20660:2019, “Nanotechnologies — Antibacterial silver…

OECD Tour de Table Provides Updates on Developments on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

Canada, European Union, France, Germany, North Korea, OECD, South Korea, Thailand, USA - May 31 2019 As reported in our May 30, 2019, blog item, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently published several reports in…

SweNanoSafe Launches Free Web Tool to Help Register Nanomaterials under REACH

Sweden - May 28 2019 On May 16, 2019, the Swedish National Platform for Nanosafety (SweNanoSafe) announced the availability of eREACHNano, “a new web tool focused on…

EC JRC Announces Publication of Article on Measuring Nanoparticles in Medicinal Products

USA - May 10 2019 The European Commission’s (EC) Joint Research Center (JRC) announced on May 10, 2019, publication of an article entitled “Measuring particle size…

Germany Announces Research Project to Establish Criteria for Assessment of the Human Health and Environmental Risks of Novel (Nano) Materials

Germany - May 6 2019 On April 29, 2019, the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) announced InnoMat.Life, a joint research project to establish criteria for…

OECD Chemical Safety and Biosafety Progress Report Includes Update on Work Regarding Manufactured Nanomaterials

USA - May 3 2019 The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) April 2019 issue of its Chemical Safety and Biosafety Progress Report includes an…

ISO Issues Method to Quantify Air Concentrations of Carbon Black and Amorphous Silica in the Nanoparticle Size Range in a Mixed Dust Manufacturing Environment

USA - May 1 2019 The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published standard ISO/TS 21361:2019, “Nanotechnologies — Method to quantify air…