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EFSA Publishes Environmental Risk Assessment of the Application of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in the Food and Feed Chain

European Union - November 24 2020 On November 19, 2020, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a report entitled “Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) of the application of…

Registration Opens for 2021 NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop

USA - November 23 2020 Registration is now open for the National Nanotechnology Initiative’s (NNI) 2021 NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop: Charting the Path…

Explanatory Statement for EPA Appropriations Bill Directs EPA Administrator to Involve FDA in NanoEHS Research

USA - November 12 2020 On November 10, 2020, the Senate Committee on Appropriations released 12 fiscal year (FY) 2021 appropriations bills and explanatory statements. The…

EC Requests Scientific Opinion on UV-Filter HAA299 (Nano)

European Union - November 11 2020 On November 2, 2020, the European Commission (EC) requested a scientific opinion from the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) on the…

EC Committee Preliminary Opinions on Hydroxyapatite (Nano) and Copper (Nano) and Colloidal Copper (Nano) Available for Comment

European Union - November 10 2020 On November 9, 2020, the European Commission (EC) Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published two draft opinions for public comment. In…

TURI Calls for Information on Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanofibers

USA - October 28 2020 According to the Toxics Use Reduction Institute’s (TURI) website, the Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) Program in Massachusetts has received a petition…

NNI Publishes Supplement to President’s 2021 Budget Request

USA - October 27 2020 On October 27, 2020, the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative published the National Nanotechnology Initiative Supplement to the President’s 2021…

NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop Will Be Held in January 2021

USA - October 26 2020 The U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) will hold a virtual stakeholder workshop January 11-13, 2021. NNI states that over the past 20 years…

NNI Will Hold Webinar on Implantable Nanosensors on November 4, 2020

USA - October 23 2020 The U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) will hold a webinar on November 4, 2020, on “Implantable Nanosensors: A Forward-Looking View on…

EPA Announces Settlement for Illegal Imports of Air Filter Products Incorporating Nanosilver

USA - October 21 2020 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on October 15, 2020, a settlement with Electrolux Home Products, Inc., to resolve alleged…