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9. NRW Nano-Konferenz 2021




NanoCarbon Annual Conference 2021




Nanosafety Training School – From Basic Science to Risk Governance

TRGS 527 Activities with nanomaterials

March 12, 2020

The German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) publishes Technical Rule for Hazardous Substances on activities involving nanomaterials.    The Technical Rules for Hazardous Substances (TRGS) reflect the state of technology, occu-pational medicine and occupational hygiene as well as other verified scientific knowledge for activities involving hazardous substances including their classification and labelling. […]

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DaNa2.0 becomes DaNa4.0

March 1, 2020

  After a successful closing of the DaNa2.0 project in December 2019 DaNa4.0 will start on 01.03.2020: Data on new, innovative and safe application related materials   DaNa4.0 – Data on new, innovative and safe application related materials is a science communication project dealing with the safety of novel materials. The project deals with questions […]

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Cluster Nanotechnology: NanoCarbon Annual Conference 2020, March, 3 – 4 in Würzburg, Germany

January 24, 2020

  The Cluster Nanotechnology and the network NanoCarbon ( – managed by the cluster – invite the interested nanocarbon community to the 6th NanoCarbon Annual Conference to be held in Würzburg, Germany from March 3 – 4, 2020.   In the open network NanoCarbon, national and international players in the field of carbon nanomaterials (material […]

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New DaNa article is now available: Nanomaterials in Food

December 19, 2019

Food may contain additives based on nanomaterials. These food additives alter various properties such as appearance, taste or shelf life. They are also used to encapsulate trace substances, which increases the stability of the coated compounds.   Which nanomaterials are currently found in food? What is the legal framework for the use of nanomaterials? Are […]

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ECHA publishes updated guidance for registering substances in nanoform

December 13, 2019

Two guidance documents have been updated with advice for companies preparing registration dossiers that cover nanoforms. The documents help registrants in fulfilling new legal requirements for nanomaterials that apply from 1 January 2020.   A new Appendix for nanoforms to the Guidance on Registration and Substance Identification has been developed. It aligns ECHA’s guidance with […]

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