EnviroTech :: Regulatory
Cefic Prepares for Nano Regulations in the EU
1:40 AM MST | November 30, 2009 | Alex Scott in Brussels
Cefic will spend €800,000 ($1.2 million) on a three-year research project to develop an appropriate testing strategy for assessing the reproductive toxicity of nanomaterials. Data from the project will be fed into European Commission’s guidance on nanomaterials which is due to be published during 2012. The commission’s guidance could subsequently form the basis of European Union (EU) regulations for nanomaterial safety. “The expected growth in production and use of such materials makes it increasingly likely that human and environmental...
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