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REACH Regulators Aim For Safe Use, Not Crackdown On Nanomaterials

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

In its evaluation process under EU chemicals law, ECHA is not looking to “stigmatize” nanomaterials, but rather to ensure that they’re being used safely, says the agency’s Head of Evaluation Wim de Coen at ECHA’s eighth annual stakeholders day March 26. Meanwhile, the EC is committed to revising REACH law to provide more specific requirements for nanomaterials.


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