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Brazilian Authorities agree on Surveillance of Health Effects of Nano

Brazil’s Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) and the country’s Council of Scientific and Technological Knowledge (CNPq) have agreed to conduct activities related to the monitoring of health effects of materials. Among those included are nanotechnologies, about which they also intend to debate the need for any regulations.

According to a report, there are a number of thematic lines within the agreement. These include:

  • Studies of methodologies and the development of reference materials to support health surveillance
  • Studies on food labelling
  • Studies of health-related nanotechnology products

 

Follow this link to read the full report (in Portuguese).

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