EUON publishes study on nanomaterials biodegradation, persistence, and safe-by-design
The report provides information on the state of the art, existing gaps, and research needs.
Commission adopts Recommendation for a safe- and sustainable-by-design framework for chemicals
The framework is part of the ongoing efforts to promote a SSbD approach as part of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.
EUON publishes study on graphene's health and environment impacts
The study is a comprehensive review of a decade of public information on graphene, graphene oxide, and other two-dimensional materials.
Updated nanoform requirements for Safety Data Sheets coming into force
SDS authored before January 2021 will need to be updated as of January 2023.
NIA reacts to TiO2 classification annulment decision
The Court decision annulling titanium dioxide's classification as a category 2 carcinogen under the CLP Regulation was announced on November 23.
EU Court annuls titanium dioxide classification decision
The General Court of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has annulled the classification and labelling of titanium dioxide as a category 2 carcinogen.
EUON publishes study on the European nanomaterial market
The report released by the European Observatory for Nanomaterials predicts a period of growth over the next five years.
European Commission releases Strategic Research and Innovation Plan for safe and sustainable chemicals and materials
The SRIP for Chemicals in the Green Deal supports the delivery of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.
Commission adopts 2023 Work Programme including REACH revision
The European Commission has adopted its Work Programme for 2023, continuing the implementation of the Chemical Strategy for Sustainability.
JBCE releases paper on classification of MWC(N)T
The document proposes an objective and consistent classification of carbon nanotubes to promote safe innovation.
Call for abstracts - SETAC Europe 2023
Submission has opened for the 33rd annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).
Call for evidence open on updating ECHA's governance and work
The European Commission is collecting initial input for its upcoming proposal to update the way ECHA operates.
Commission starts process for chemicals data access legislation
The initiative aims to remove administrative and technical obstacles to improve access to chemicals data.
EU safe- and sustainable-by-design framework released
DG RTD and the JRC have released the SSbD framework for the definition of the criteria and evaluation procedure for chemicals and materials.
Canada releases framework for nanomaterials risk assessment
The document provides guidance for adapting risk assessment practices to substances at the nanoscale in accordance with OECD recommendations.
Commission releases revised nanomaterial definition
The long-awaited update of Recommendation 2011/696 is now available.
NIA member Promethean Particles participates in new carbon capture technology pilot
The company is participating in the pilot trial of an innovative technology that could shape the future of carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Targeted ECHA consultation for harmonised classification and labelling of silver closes on May 17
ECHA is carrying out a new targeted consultation of the proposal for the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) of silver, submitted by Sweden and already the object of consultations in 2020 and 2021.
Industry survey open for REACH revision process impact assessment
Feedback is sought to assess the options to revise authorisations and restrictions, as well as the extension of the generic risk management approach.
Commission invites experts to register in the database for projects evaluation
The European Research Executive Agency (REA) has circulated a call for experts from a wide range of fields, including nanotechnology, to register in the European Commission database.