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...
More safety data needed on copper nanomaterials in cosmetics!
According to the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) there is a need for more safety testing on copper nanomaterials used in cosmetic products. Concerns have been raised because of the potential for nanoparticles to be absorbed dermally or...