• Chemical Alternatives Assessment for Engineered Nanomaterials

    Posted 01.02.2017

    New article published in the scientific journal IEAM explores and explains how Alternatives Assessment can be used when it comes the applications of nanomaterials.


    Check out the article co-authored by Rune Hjorth, who is a Post Doc at DTU Environment, or listen to the podcast available at

  • French candy producer pledges not to use titanium dioxide

    Posted 25.01.2017

    According to Agir pour l'Environnement, the French candy producing company, Verquin Confiseur has committed to no longer use titanium dioxide in the manufacture of all their candies (see https://www.agirpourlenvironnement.org/communiques-presse/nanoparticules-e171-verquin-confiseur-renonce-utiliser-le-dioxyde-de-titan-31019)


    This decision follows the publication of a study...

  • Has the OECD failed the nanosafety-community?

    Posted 11.01.2017

    In 2015, the OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials published their long-awaited dossiers on selected nanomaterials. 

    The dossiers are the results of the OECD seven-year sponsorship testing programme for manufactured nanomaterials involving multiple OECD member state countries and industry. The findings, as set out by the OECD, have a substantial potential to influence national...