The safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials is an important concern impacting regulatory bodies throughout the world. Due to their size, Manufactured Nanomaterials may require additional testing beyond the standard suite of tests used for other chemicals, to ensure that the impact on human health and the environment is fully understood - download Manufactured Nanomaterials Dossiers or search for Tested Endpoints.
This document provides background information on activities related to manufactured nanomaterials, as well as other activities on nanotechnologies at the international level. The information provided in this document captures OECD activities before September 2015.
This document provides background information on activities related to manufactured nanomaterials, as well as other activities on nanotechnologies at the international level. The information provided in this document captures OECD activities between January and July 2014.
The purpose of the OECD Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials is to provide up-to-date information on the OECD activities related to nanotechnology.
This document gives a recommendations on the Use of Assessment Factors for Intra- and Interspecies Differences in Human Health Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials.
Engineered nano-objects and their agglomerates and aggregates are handled today in workplaces that span broad occupational environments. The three-tiered approach described in this document is not intended to be a risk assessment strategy, but part of a risk management and mitigation strategy.
Today the OECD marks the end of a seven year experimental testing programme, investigating 11 commercially viable nanomaterials across 110 chemical tests. The results were co-ordinated across 11 countries with tests and data generated from government agencies, universities, research institutions and businesses. Over 780 studies on the specific properties of nanomaterials were undertaken.
An OECD policy perspective is now available which describes some of the major highlights from an OECD report on Nanotechnology and Tyres: Greening Industry and Transport.
Ce rapport contient les conclusions et recommandations d'un atelier OCDE sur la génotoxicité des nanomatériaux. Le sujet principal étant l'applicabilité des lignes directrices de l'OCDE (TG) existantes pour la sécurité chimique aux nanomatériaux.
Ce rapport présente les résultats d’une étude sur les Régimes Réglementaires des Nanomatériaux Manufacturés dans diverses juridictions de l’OCDE, avec une attention particulière orientée vers les défis réglementaires futurs et la collaboration entre les pays.