Has the OECD failed the nanosafety-community?
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...
Coming Clean Publishes First Ever GreenScreen on a Nanomaterial
Coming Clean have for the first time applied an off-the-shelf chemical hazard assessment tool - the GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals - to a nanomaterial, namely Nanosilver. The work and findings was published in the peer reviewed journal Environmental Health (download for free
Sweden proposes national nano register
Sweden now joins Denmark, Belgium, France and Norway with their new nano register according to Chemical Watch. These other countries already require companies to report information on nanomaterials to their national inventories. These national initiatives have been taken since there is no EU register. And there is no prospect that there will be one.
Swedish companies shall provide...