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Gracious Guidance Documents on Grouping & Read-Across for nanoforms now published!

26. November 2021

The H2020 EU-project GRACIOUS has developed two Guidance Documents explaining how users from industry, regulation and academia can use the GRACIOUS Framework for grouping and read-across of nanomaterials/nanoforms.   The first is a detailed GRACIOUS Guidance Document which provides users with a detailed step-by-step guidance on how to use the Framework. This document also includes […]

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Learning lessons from the past – and knowing what your customer needs

23. June 2021

A webinar from the H2020 project NanoHarmony Wed, July 7, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CEST This NanoHarmony workshop will follow the journey of a Guidance Document (GD) or Test Guideline (TG) through the OECD process from the standard project submission form (SPSF), through to its adoption and use. At each stage of the […]

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1. Stakeholder Workshop of the BMBF-Projektes InnoMat.Life, 15.06.2021 – Register NOW!

21. May 2021

On 15 June 2021, the BMBF-project InnoMat.Life is organising its 1st stakeholder workshop titled “Innovative and complex materials: Towards grouping to support hazard and risk assessment”. All stakeholders from policy, science, industry and NGOs who are dealing with regulatory implications of innovative materials in the context of chemical safety are cordially invited to join the workshop. […]

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EUON Online Survey „What nanomaterials are currently available in the EU market?“


The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), as part of the activities of the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON), have recently launched a stakeholder survey on the substances available as nanomaterials in the EU market. The survey includes a market study of the nanomaterials, including substances, uses, volumes and key operators in the EU. The goal […]

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Stakeholder Befragung zur Überprüfung der Empfehlung zur Definition von Nanomaterialien – Jetzt Teilnehmen!


The European Commission has been performing a review of its Recommendation on the definition of nanomaterial (2011/696/EU). It has now launched a targeted stakeholder consultation to update, test and verify the preliminary findings of this review. Further evidence and feedback will be gathered from a wide range of stakeholders who have a role in application […]

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