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NIA commences new Project to inform the European REACH Regulation on Nanomaterials’ Requirements

In the latest Issues of Nanomaterials World (Volume 6, Issues 7, 17 February 2010), Dr Steffi Friedrichs, Director General of the Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA), describes the aim and potential outcome of the NIA’s two new project concerned with REACH Implementation Plans on Nanomaterials (RIP-oNs): Scientific and technical Support on Nanomaterials’.

‘Our essential aim is to review our requirements for the fulfillment of REACH legislation, looking where nanotechnology-specific requirements might need to come into place,’ states Dr Friedrichs. ‘The current requirements have so far been achieved by general risk assessment, on a case-by-case basis. We will advise where additional material on specific nanomaterials requirements might be necessary'.

 

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