Test guidelines for safety testing of nanomaterials
8 October 2019
An overview of test guidelines relevant for the safety testing of nanomaterials is now available on the EUON. The list focusses on companies needing to meet updated regulatory requirements under the REACH Regulation.

Nanomaterials in our lives


ImageNanomaterials and health

Are substances in nanoforms more dangerous than they are in their normal size? Some are and some are not. Just like any other chemical substance, nanomaterials have to be assessed separately.



ImageFighting cancer using nanotechnology

Nanomaterials are not only used in consumer products, but also in new and innovative medical treatments. Research has shown that nanoparticles can be used to damage and even destroy cancer cells from within.

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Navigate our flat to find out what everyday products use nanomaterials and why.


More on the web


Modified quantum dots capture more energy from light and lose less to heat
7 October | Source: Bioengineer.org

Bacteria trapped—and terminated—by graphene filter
7 October | Source: Phys.org

The NanoStreeM Project: Results and Perspectives
7 October | Source: Openaccessgovernment.org

Engineered protein crystals make cells magnetic
2 October | Source: Nanowerk.com

Using nanomachines to help fight the war on diabetes
1 October | Source: Phys.org