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EFSA Begins Public Consultation on Guidance for the Risk Assessment of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Applications

On January 12, 2018, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opened a public consultation on its draft guidance for the risk assessment of nanoscience and nanotechnology applications in the food and feed chain.  The guidance covers the relevant areas within … Continue reading

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ECB Consultation on Guide on Assessment Methodology for IMM and A-CVA

On December 14, 2017, the European Central Bank (“ECB“) published its first consultation on the draft ECB guide on the assessment methodology (EGAM) for the internal model method (“IMM“) and the advanced credit valuation adjustment risk (“A-CVA“) charge for counterparty … Continue reading

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ISO Publishes Standard on Aquatic Toxicity Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials in Saltwater Lakes

In November 2017, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published standard ISO/TS 20787:2017, “Nanotechnologies — Aquatic toxicity assessment of manufactured nanomaterials in saltwater lakes using Artemia sp. Nauplii.”  ISO/TS 20787:2017 specifies a test method, aiming to maximize repeatability and reliability … Continue reading

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Risk Assessment A Proper Tool To Recognize Bed Sores. Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcer Development

Tips for preventing pressure ulceration Risk Assessment: Risk assessment tools, such as the Waterlow and Braden scales act as a prompt enabling clinicians to recognize any risk of pressure ulcer development. They encompass a range of factors known to influence … Continue reading

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U.S. State Court overturns Maine use tax assessment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty Source: AVweb The Supreme Judicial Court of Maine has ordered the state to repay a Massachusetts aircraft owner about $26,000 after overturning a lower court ruling to do with the state's controversial … Continue reading

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