In an article published on September 9, 2015 the Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) informs about a report on the risk assessment of nanomaterials published in June 2015 by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). The report summarizes the proceedings of the Topical scientific workshop: Regulatory challenges in the risk assessment of nanomaterials that was hosted by ECHA on October 23-24, 2014 in Helsinki, Finland. Nearly 200 experts in nanomaterial risk assessment including academics, policymakers, industry and NGOs gathered at the event and discussed nanomaterial regulation as well as new research areas.
NIA (September 9, 2015). “European Chemicals Agency issues proceedings from nanomaterials workshop.”
ECHA (June 2015). “Topical scientific workshop: Regulatory challenges in the risk assessment of nanomaterials.” (pdf)