Australia publishes final rules for Industrial Chemicals Act Locked

Priority chemicals evaluation roadmap coming 'soon'

Asia Pacific, Australia

Taiwanese study finds no adverse health effects for nanomaterial workers Locked

But unexplained increase in antioxidant enzymes observed

Asia Pacific, Taiwan

Commission report outlines EU nanomaterial sizing methods for compliance Locked

JRC publication issued just before 1 January REACH nano deadline

Europe

Study suggests titanium dioxide nanofibres are safer when shorter Locked

In vivo and in vitro results point to safe-by-design strategy, scientists say

Europe, Italy, UK

European Commission requests Opinions on nanoforms in cosmetics products Locked

Europe

European Commission updates EU cosmetics nano inventory Locked

Version 2 still falls short, NGO says

Europe

Echa round-up Locked

Europe

Feature: Titanium dioxide – a decade of dispute Locked

Looking back at the European Commission's much discussed substance classification

Europe

Echa to prioritise substances of concern in REACH nanomaterial compliance checks Locked

Compliance checks will begin during 2020

Europe

Echa round-up Locked

Europe

MoE advises separate consortiums for K-REACH nanomaterial registration Locked

Ministry to prepare guidance following pilot project

Asia Pacific, South Korea

Echa round-up Locked

Europe

Omics good for grouping nanomaterials for risk assessment Locked

BfR study on 12 nanomaterials

Europe

REACH nanomaterial data deadline 'extremely tight' – Cefic Locked

Echa guidance documents and Iuclid update pending

Europe

Current EU regulations ‘ready’ for next-generation nanomaterials – study Locked

But development of further guidance essential

Europe

Denmark to open portal on nanomaterial risk assessment Locked

Denmark, Europe

Commission requests Opinion on nano UV filters in cosmetics products Locked

Europe

Germany’s VCI publishes guidance on safe nanomaterials waste management Locked

Europe, Germany

Mercosur regulation lists permitted additives in plastics for FCMs Locked

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay must adopt into domestic law by January

Latin America & Caribbean, Mercosur

Nordic study suggests GHS classification is applicable to nanomaterials Locked

But scientists identify testing limitations, particularly for inhalation toxicity

Europe

Cerium dioxide nanoparticles cause lung inflammation, UK study suggests Locked

Research by Public Health England

Europe, UK

Lack of exposure data blocking environmental assessment of nanomaterials Locked

EU funded study finds need for more information on production and release

Europe, Switzerland

Commission identifies regulatory overlaps in EU detergents sector Locked

Inaugural evaluation reveals duplicate compliance activities, overloaded labels

Europe

Cefic interpretation of REACH 'nanoform' draws accusations of 'renegotiation' Locked

NGO Ciel calls association requests unacceptable

Europe

Echa round-up Locked

Europe

EU commits €30m to five new nano safety projects Locked

Safe by design, nanoinformatics and risk governance are key themes

Europe

EU adopts Opinion on solubility of synthetic amorphous silica Locked

Europe

EU non-toxic environment strategy likely to be abandoned due to rift Locked

Industry says name of initiative implies more legislation, questions impact on competitiveness

Europe

Environment ministers call for sustainable EU chemicals strategy Locked

Europe

Council of Ministers' draft conclusions call for sustainable EU chemicals policy Locked

Strategy would address REACH, endocrine disruptors and nanomaterials

Europe