• REACH needs to be revised according to nanomaterials

    Posted 06.06.2013

    EUs kemilov er utilstrækkelig, når det kommer til regulering af nanoteknologi.

    In an article recently published in Nature Nanotechnology it is argued that EU’s chemicals legislation, REACH needs revision to sufficiently address nanotechnology risks. The author, Steffen Foss Hansen, point to three major areas that needs to be clarified according to...

  • New project to assess the environmental risks of nanomaterials

    Posted 06.06.2013

    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...?

    Posted 01.06.2012

    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...