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Title International Fresenius Conference “Nanomaterials – Regulation, Characterisation and Risk Assessment of Substances in Nanoform"
Organiser Die Akademie Fresenius
Location Mainz, Germany


Regulatory Developments

  • Update from the EU Commission: Regulatory changes for substances in nanoform

  • ECHA strategy on substances in nanoform

  • Update on the OECD Test Guidelines for nanomaterials safety testing

Nanoform and Human Health

  • Grouping concept for Nanomaterials

  • The EFSA guidance on the risk assessment of the application of nanoscience and nanotechnologies in the food and feed chain – potential risks for human health

  • Overarching characteristics of nanoforms that could have impact on health

  • Updates in search for unifying nanoscale features that impact living organisms

Nanoform in the Environment

  • New developments in modelling the flows of nanomaterials to the environment

  • Environmental impact of TiO2 nanoparticles used as UV filters in sunscreen cosmetics

  • Nanomaterials and nano-plastics in aquatic environments


Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg GmbH, Nabaltec AG, Venator Germany GmbH, Procter & Gamble Service GmbH, Chemische Fabrik Budenheim KG, ThyssenKrupp Rasselstein GmbH, Venator Belgium BVBA, NutriClaim, Hannover Rück SE, LANXESS Deutschland GmbH, Schill + Seilacher GmbH, The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC), University of Birmingham, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), Istituto Superiore di Sanità, CEREGE - Centre Européen de Recherche et d’Enseignement des Géosciences de l’Environnement, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Versuchsanstalt (EMPA), BASF SE, European Commission (DG Environment), University of Exeter, Fraunhofer-Institut für Toxikologie und Experimentelle Medizin (ITEM), International Zinc Association-Europe, Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH,
Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), University College Dublin (UCD)


Atrium Hotel Mainz
Flugplatzstr. 44
55126 Mainz
Phone: +49 6131 491-0

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