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EU makes moves to improve public confidence in nanotechnology

The first European repository of nanomaterials has been launched to support safety assessments and promote consumer confidence in nanotech based products


The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has launched the first European repository of nanomaterials containing 25 different types of nanomaterials. This will support safety assessments, which will help to ensure consumer protection and confidence in applications and products based on these materials.

The repository will make it possible to carry out harmonised risk assessment, ensuring standardised methodologies and materials are available, and making it possible to obtain test results that are consistent with tests...



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