European Commission launches consultation on nanotech safety
This article was originally published in RAJ Devices
The European Commission’s Directorate General for Health is set to launch a public consultation on safety issues related to nanotechnology1. Results from the consultation will be used to help structure a one-day scientific hearing, set to take place on 10 September. The hearing will also focus, among other things, on the content of the recent opinion on the risk assessment of nanomaterials, published by the commission’s Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR)2,3.