Nanomaterials in Europe’s workplaces: what are the risks and how can they be managed?
15 November 2019
Read the latest guest column from Elke Schneider from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work who explains what the EU is doing to protect its workers and what different tools and guidance are available.

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.