NIA replies to the European Commission Consulation on the Modification of REACH Annexes for Nanomaterials
NIA has submitted comments to the European Commission's public consultation on the modification of REACH Annexes on nanomaterials. Among the six outlined options in the consultation, NIA prefers option number 5 as this option favours European competitiveness and innovation
Nanomaterials regulated under the Biocidal Product Regulation now in force
The new Regulation on Biocidal products (EU) No 528/2012 is applicable from 1 September 2013. The Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR) is the first piece of EU legislation to implement the Commission definition on nanomaterials
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation: Survey on Experiences made during the Implementation of the EC Definition of Nanomaterial
In the Recommendation on the Definition of Nanomaterial 2011/696/EU, the EC committed itself to reviewing its suggestion by December 2014. For this reason the EC's JRC has now invited stakeholders to respond to a survey on experiences they had of implementing the recommended definition
NIA Comments on the Inventory of Substances present in EEE for the Review of RoHS2 Annex II
NIA has responded to the consultation organised by Environment Agency Austria on the list of substances used in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE)
NIA replies to Danish EPA Public Consultation on a national Nanomaterial Product Register
NIA has submitted its comments to the Danish EPA's public consultation, which was launched 4 July 2013. This was related to a draft executive order for a register of mixtures and products that contain or release nanomaterials, and obligated manufacturers and importers to provide information to the register
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation: three ISO Standardisation Documents - Deadline 23 September 2013
Through NIA's participation in the standardisation process, NIA Members have the opportunity to contribute to three ISO documents
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation - Draft Comments on the Inventory of Substances present in EEE - Deadline: 16 August 2013
In the process of elaborating on a methodology manual for future reviews of the List of Restricted Substances under the RoHS, Environment Agency Austria has prepared 'an inventory of substances used in Electrical and Electronic Equipment'
NIA unveils free Calendar Subscription Service
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NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation on the Inventory of Substances present in EEE for the Review of the List of Restricted Substances under RoHS 2
Recently the Austrian Environment Agency, on behalf of the EC, has been elaborating on a methodology manual for the future reviews of the List of Restricted Substances (Annex II) under the recast of the directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS2)
French Prime Minister launches EUR 3.5 Billion Public-Private Partnership ‘Nano 2017’
On July 22 the French government unveiled in Grenoble a new research and development programme entitled ‘Nano 2017’. It succeeds to the 2009 programme, ‘Nano 2012’, which was worth EUR 2.3 billion
Labelling of Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products in the EU now mandatory
From 11 July 2013 the presence of nanomaterials in cosmetic products sold in the European Union shall be indicated on the ingredients list. The name of any ingredients in the nanoform now have to 'be followed by the word “nano” in brackets’
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Report - Feedback from ECHA Meeting
NIA Members can find exclusive feedback from a recent ECHA Meeting
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation - Danish Nanomaterial Product Register
The Danish Environmental Protection Agency (Miljøstyrelsen) launched on 4 July a public consultation related to a draft executive order for a register for mixtures and products that contain or releases nanomaterials and the duty of manufacturers and importers to provide information to the register
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation - draft Reply to European Commission Consultation on Modification of REACH Annexes for Nanomaterials
The European Commission started on 21 June 2013 a public consultation on modification of REACH Annexes on nanomaterials. The objective of the policy initiative, according to the European Commission, is to ensure further clarity on how nanomaterials are addressed and safety demonstrated in REACH registration dossiers
Danish EPA starts a Public Consultation for a national Nanomaterial Product Register
The Danish Environmental Protection Agency (Miljøstyrelsen) launched on 4 July a public consultation related to a draft executive order for a register for mixtures and products that contain or releases nanomaterials, and the duty of manufacturers and importers to provide information to the register
European Parliament approves Nano-specific Rules on Food for Infants
Reunited in Strasburg for the June plenary session, Members of the European Parliament debated and voted on the Regulation on Food intended for Infants and Young Children and Food for Special Medical Purposes; on 29 June 2013, the Regulation was published in the Official Journal of the European Union
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation - European Commission seeks Feedback on the Implementation of the Recommendation on a Definition of Nanomaterial - Deadline 12 July 2013
In 2011, the European Commission published its Recommendation on the Definition of Nanomaterial. The Commission now seeks feedback from the people who have been implementing this definition, especially industries, whose products and materials fall under the definition
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation - CEN/TC 325 Nano-responsible Development working Document: DEADLINE 8 July 2013
Over the past few months, the CEN/TC 352 Working Group on commercial and other stakeholder aspects (WG2) has been developing a technical specification on Nano-responsible development — Integration of risk and benefit assessment in the production, marketing and use of nanotechnologies, nanomaterials and/or products incorporating nanomaterials
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation - Upcoming ECHA Meeting: DEADLINE 24 June 2013
NIA Members are consulted for their input to an upcoming meeting to be arranged by the European Chemicals Agency. Deadline for NIA Members to provide input to this meeting is Monday June 24
NIA provides Comments on the Methodology used for the Review of RoHS2 Annex II
Commissioned by the European Commission to develop a methodology for the review and inclusion of new substances to Annex II of the Directive on RoHS2, Environment Agency Austria (Umweltbundesamt Österreich) has recently put up its Draft Manual for the Methodology for Identification and Assessment of Substances for Inclusion in the List of...