Tag Archives: nanomaterials

Addressing Environmental, Safety & Health Management Risks in Nanotechnology

In a recent presentation at the Fifth Annual International Conference NANOSAFE 2016 in Minatec-Grenoble, France, Anthony Bochon explored how companies should address Environmental, Health & Safety Management risks in relation to nanomaterials. He discussed existing employment and consumers safety legal instruments that can be used in Belgium and abroad. A leading expert in this emerging … Continue Reading

Belgian Chemical Registration Deadline Draws Near for Nanomaterials: 1 January 2016

Contrary to the general opinion, companies established in Belgium have much more extensive obligations than mere compliance with REACH – the European legislation on registration of chemical substances. Indeed, in Belgium a national register for nanomaterials will enter into force on 1st January 2016. This is of significant importance as companies will be required to … Continue Reading

Growing Issues in A Miniature World: Nanomaterial Registers in the EU

Many scientists believe that the highest growth potential for improved applications lies in nanomaterials. This technology is not without controversy and the law is only now trying to catch up with the technological progress. Although the risks posed by nanomaterials are still scientifically uncertain and there is no European consensus on how to regulate them … Continue Reading
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