EU Plans to Review the Definition of a Nanomaterial
The Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) cautiously welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to review its 2011 nanomaterial definition, which it has committed to do as part of the recently published EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Towards a Toxic-Free Environment. An update on the nanomaterial definition has been expected for several years and past attendees at the NIA Annual Symposium may remember that this has been a feature of past presentations in talks given by Commission Staff.
The current definition defines a nanomaterial as:
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