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EU Rejects Development of Separate Nanomaterials Regulation

6:18 AM MDT | June 23, 2011 | Alex Scott in Brussels

The European Commission confirmed today that it is not seeking to develop a new body of legislation to manage risks presented by nanomaterials. Instead, it is planning for nanomaterials to be managed under existing legislation, including the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program. A review of Reach, scheduled for 2012, will take nanomaterials more fully into account, the commission says. Maila Puolamaa, nanomaterials manager for the European commission’s DG enterprise, told CW at Cefic’s nanomaterial workshop earlier...

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