European Commission Plans Nanomaterial Observatory 

European Commission Plans Nanomaterial Observatory 

The European Commission recognizes a need to engage the public on the use of nanomaterials, considering two alternatives: to set up an observatory for nanomaterials or use a nanomaterial registry, as several EU nations have already done, or are considering.

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Board of Appeals Annuls ECHA’s Request for More Information on Four REACH Nanomaterial Dossiers 

Board of Appeals Annuls ECHA’s Request for More Information on Four REACH Nanomaterial Dossiers 

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) had performed compliance checks on four nanomaterial Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) dossiers (all on silicic acid, aluminum sodium salt) in December 2014, and adopted a Decision requesting that four companies (Evonik Degussa, Rhodia Opérations, JM Huber Finland and Iqesil) submit additional information on: 

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