Industry rejects changes to nano definition
Posted 14.12.2015In recent months, companies have come under criticism for resisting requests for additional nanomaterial information by the European Chemicals Agency.This underlines the importance for the European Commission to publish its much-delayed review of nanomaterials in the REACH...
Applicability of Risk Assessment Questioned by Danish Scientists
A study by Danish scientists points out that risk assessment might not be appropriate when it comes to endocrine disrupters and nanomaterials
Kristian Syberg and Steffen Foss Hansen from Roskilde University and the Technical Univerisity, respectively have just published a paper in Science of The Total Environment questioning the general use of environmental risk assessment to guide...
Carbon nanotubes were found in the lungs of children
In a scientific study published in EBioMedicine, carbon nanotubes were found in the lungs of children in Paris suffering from asthma (see http://www.ebiomedicine.com/article/S2352-3964%2815%2930175-4/abstract).
The study is the first to show that people are regularly exposed and the source of...
Sweden’s largest nanosafety research programme – Mistra Environmental Nanosafety – launches phase two
DTU Environment is proud to be involved in Sweden’s largest nanosafety research programme as Stiftelsen för miljöstrategisk forskning (Mistra) launched phase two of it's project on...
New paper in Nature Nanotechnology calls for regulatory framework specific for nanomaterials
In an article published in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature Nanotechnology, Associate Professor Steffen Foss Hansen from DTU Environment calls for the adoption of a new regulatory...
Big impact of EnvNano project @ DTU Environment on ECHA's new nanoGuidance update and the
Talking about making an impact! The European Chemical Agency (@ECHA) has just published its new guidelines on testing of nanomaterials (see