ECHA calls for research on nanomaterials
18 June 2024

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) invites the scientific community to expand the knowledge on nanomaterials. ECHA's report "Key Areas of Regulatory Challenge" (KARC) underscores gaps in chemical data regarding nano-sized materials.

Nanomaterials and health


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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Visit the interactive Infographics to learn more about nanomaterials around us and in the most popular products.

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