EU bodies examine nanomaterials, nano toxicity

The European Commission has offered a definition of "nanomaterial," while commission researchers are separately exploring ways to asses nanomaterial toxicity. Nanomaterials are "made up of natural or manufactured particles that are unbound or aggregated. Of these particles, at least 50% must have one or more dimensions between 1 [nanometer] and 100 nm," writes Chemical & Engineering News.

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