OECD Tour de Table Reports on Developments on Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a May 17, 2018, document entitled Developments in Delegations on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials — Tour de Table.  The document compiles information provided by delegations for the February 2018 OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPMN) meeting on current developments on the safety of manufactured nanomaterials.  It aims to summarize relevant information on activities related to manufactured nanomaterials, as well as other activities on nanotechnologies at the international level.  The reported developments include: Canada is currently developing a risk assessment framework that will be used to guide environmental and human health risk assessment of prioritized nanomaterials in commerce. Expert consultations on the draft framework are planned for 2018; As part of its evaluation of the Danish Nanoproduct Register, Denmark is checking how neighbor countries are…

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