NanoFASE models and exposure assessment: overview, lessons learned and future developments
09 Apr 2020 | Contributor(s):: Stephen Lofts
Nano WG April 2, 2020: The H2020 NanoFASE project focused on the development of an environmental Exposure Assessment Framework for Nanomaterials. Key to the development of this framework were a number of environmental fate models: SimpleBox4Nano, a screening level multimedia model of...
The Materials Genome Initiative and the Materials Data Infrastructure
31 Mar 2020 | Contributor(s):: James Warren
Presentation on current efforts to build out the materials data infrastructure in support of the US Materials Genome Initiative and discussion on incentives that need to be in place to realize program goals.
Advances in the reliability of nanotoxicity assays
27 Feb 2020 | Contributor(s):: Elijah Petersen
Nano WG February 20, 2020Abstract: With the increasing usage of nanotechnology in consumer products, it is important to develop accurate methods to assess the potential adverse effects of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) on humans or environmentally important organisms. However, many of these...
Nanomaterials & Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety: Overview with Focus on nano-hydroxyapatite and Silica
23 Jan 2020 | Contributor(s):: Frederick C. Klaessig
Nano WG January 23, 2020The EU’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety advises the European Commission on the safety of products covered by the Cosmetics Directive, which includes personal care products as well as cosmetics. In the 2013-2016 time period, the Committee published...
Read across in nanosafety research: Dissolution behaviour of a library of 37 nanomaterials in simplified physiological media
05 Nov 2019 | Contributor(s):: Tassos Papadiamantis, Emily Guggenheim, Antreas Afantitis, Sophie Briffa, Georgia Melagraki, Iseult Lynch, Eugenia Valsami-Jones
NanoWorkingGroup, 31 October 2019The dissolution of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) is a complex process, which remains poorly understood despite being one of the key prerequisites for the risk assessment of ENMs, and having a direct influence on toxicological and eco-toxicological effects....
Accelerating Nanotech Innovations Through a Safer-By-Design Approach, Safer Nanomaterials School
14 May 2019 | Contributor(s):: Philippe Sabatier
Nano WG May 9, 2019European Scientific Institute (ESI) Safer Nanomaterials School Introduction.
Innovative Nanoinformatics models and tools: towards a Solid, verified and Integrated Approach to Predictive (eco)Toxicology (NanoSolveIT)
04 Feb 2019 | Contributor(s):: Antreas Afantitis
Nano WG January 17, 2019NanoSolveIT (a new H2020 nanoinformatics project) aspires to introduce a ground-breaking in silico Integrated Approach to Testing and Assessment (IATA) for the environmental health and safety of Nanomaterials (NM), implemented through a decision support system packaged...
Dissolution as a Paradigm in Regulating Nanomaterials
16 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Frederick C. Klaessig
Nano WG presentation, August 10, 2017 Themes: • Dissolution as a decision criterion • Analogies to ζ-potential & VSSA • Relation to nanoform & nanoscale form • Dissolution kinetics and artifacts • ASTM particle ontology & Nanoinformatics Roadmap...
05 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Stephanie Morris, Mervi Heiskanen
General Overview of the caNanoLab data portal: data submission workflow, collaboration features, data sharing and working with Journals and PubMed to share information about data submissions.
The impact of engineered nanomaterials on aquatic species: ISA-TAB compatible dataset mined from literature (2007-2016)
13 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Anastasios Papadiamantis
Nano WG presentation, June 8, 2017Primary scope of the project was to: Model the toxicity of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) at multiple levels and design and create a database (DB) containing extracted peer-reviewed published toxicity dataAnalyse the extracted data and identify...
European Chemical Agency's work to implement REACH regulation for nanomaterials
04 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Frank Le Curieux
Nano WG presentation on May 4, 2017. REACH = Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation (& restriction) of Chemicals aims to ensure a high level of protection of human health and the environment while enhancing competitiveness and innovation. Nano materials are covered by...
Overview of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Nanotechnology Characterizaton Laboratory (NCL)
03 Nov 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Hall Grossman
Working in concert with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) established the Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory to perform preclinical efficacy and toxicity testing of...
Values Of Precision and the Societal Implications Of Data Readiness Levels
19 Jun 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Sharon Ku