EU sets rules demanding extra data on nanoparticles in mineral-based chemicals

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 20 December 2018

Updated European regulations on the nanoparticles content of chemicals will come into force from January 2020.

Manufacturers and users of chemicals made from minerals and chemical mineral processing agents within the European Union, will from January 2020 have to check whether the chemicals they use contain nanoparticles. If they do, they will have to assess their safety and report the results to the European Chemicals Agency...