- Open access book chapter: "Nanoregisters in Europe" now available through EUON
- 19 September 2023
EUON is proud to announce that the chapter “Nanoregisters in Europe” from the recently published book “Particle Technology and Textiles: Review of Applications” has just been made available to the public.
The chapter introduces the creation of national nano inventories, with a focus on the French, Belgian, and Danish nano registers. It also covers the Cosmetic Products Notification Portal and EUON in separate sub-chapters.
EUON, which is funded by the European Commission and hosted by ECHA, has financed the chapter’s availability for everyone free of charge.
The chapter can also be accessed via the EUON page National reporting schemes which has seen some updates in all 23 EU official languages.
Nanomaterials 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.
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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