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07.11.2018

NIOSH Meeting on Silver Nanomaterials Draft Document

Studies in animals have shown adverse lung and liver effects associated with exposure to silver nanoparticles, and based on an assessment of the data, NIOSH developed a new draft recommended exposure limit for silver...[more]

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07.11.2018

ECHA literature review on uses and risks of nanomaterials as pigments

For many nanopigments, not enough data is available to assess the risks and therefore, no conclusions on safety can be drawn at this point in time. There are however some general observations which can be derived.[more]

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14.09.2018

Greener Construction with graphene-concrete?

As the planet urbanises, attention is turning towards the most basic of building materials – concrete – to ensure the imminent construction boom is as sustainable as possible.[more]

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14.09.2018

The German Environment Agency (UBA) publishes a new factsheet on Nanomaterials in plastic packaging

The present fact sheet focuses on nanomaterials which promise new technical or improved features for packaging.[more]

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14.09.2018

NIOSH draft CIB on Occupational Risk Assessment discusses emerging practices, including nanomaterials risk assessment

On July 26, 2018, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced the availability of a draft Current Intelligence Bulletin: NIOSH Practices in Occupational Risk Assessment. The draft Current...[more]

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18.06.2018

OECD Tour de Table Reports on Developments on Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a May 17, 2018, document entitled Developments in Delegations on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials — Tour de Table.[more]

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18.06.2018

EU nanomaterials observatory updated with two searchable databases

The European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) features two searchable databases: NanoData, a knowledge base on nano science and technology and the eNanoMapper that helps you find safety information about nanomaterials.[more]

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