Core elements of the new nanomaterial definition are questioned in stakeholder consultation
The European Commission released a new definition of the term ‘nanomaterial’ earlier this year and sent it out for stakeholder consultation that ended on June 30th.
The Commission received 138 comments from stakeholder from various stakeholders such as organizations, citizens and...
Cosmetics: Annual status report from the European Commission on the use of nanomaterials released
In the end of July, the European Commission released their report on the use of nanomaterials in cosmetics.
The EU’s cosmetics regulation requires companies to notify the Commission of cosmetic products containing most types of nanomaterials six...
CEFIC assessing impact of EU chemicals strategy on members – biggest project ever conducted by the branch organization
In October 2020, the European Commission published a new Chemical Strategy for Sustainability. The strategy introduces a range of new principles for future regulation of chemicals in the EU such as principle for Safe and Sustainable by Design, "One substance - one assessment" and ban of hazardous chemicals for non-essential uses. The strategy only mentions nanomaterials with regard...