New project to assess the environmental risks of nanomaterials
A new major project has been launched by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency to investigate the possible adverse environmental effects of 10 specific nanomaterials.
Among the selected substances are nano-titanium dioxide, which most people are or have been exposed to via sunscreens and paint, as well as nano-silver, which is used in washing machines and...
Magic silver bullet or...?
June 2012 - A leaflet published by the European consumer organisations ANEC and BEUC puts new focus on the use of nano silver in consumer products. The organisations have found 117 products that contain nano silver or use nano silver in their marketing.
ANEC’s and BEUC‘s new leaflet:“Nano – very small and everywhere – A technological magic silver bullet or a serious safety...