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> Last newsletter : #110 / July 2017

Nanosafety Newsletter n°110 (July 2017) - Extract



News & Reports

  • New! : What is new concerning regulations this month 
  • Improving risk assessment of Nanoparticles as food additives: E551 affects the immune system of digestive tract
  • WHO seeks comments on draft document concerning the assessment of the risk of immunotoxicity associated with exposure to Nanomaterials
  • Europe Nanomaterials market to reach $9,078 million globally, by 2022
  • Contaminants in Food: Identifying and Assessing Risks as Early as Possible

Events & Announcement

  • NanoDefine will hold a workshop on measurement and classification of Nanomaterials according to the EC definition, Frankfurt-Am-Main, Germany, October 24, 2017
  • Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs and IPR, Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 25-26, 2017
  • IARC will convene its next advisory group in 2018/2019 to nominate agents for review in next monographs
  • Lab-on-a-Chip launches its Organ-, Body- and Disease-on-a-Chip Thematic Collection

Articles & Reviews

  • #Regulation   Regulation of engineered nanomaterials: current challenges, insights and future directions
  • #Health #UltrafinePM Early pulmonary response is critical for extra-pulmonary carbon nanoparticle mediated effects
  • #Sunscreen #SyntheticMelaninNanoparticles Mimicking melanosomes : Polydopamine nanoparticles as artificial microparasols
  • #Toxicology #Pregnancy #AgNPs Silver nanoparticles inhaled during pregnancy reach and affect the placenta and the foetus
  • #Phytotoxicity #AgNPs Effects of exposure pathways on the accumulation and phytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles in crops
  • #LifeCycle #TiO2 Modeling human health characterization factors for indoor nanomaterial emissions in life cycle assessment: a case-study of titanium dioxide