6th NanoTrust Conference

Potentials, Dangers and the regulation of nanomaterials where at the center of the annual meeting on June 4 at the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Just recently, the EU agreed on tighter regulation of cosmetics containing nanomaterials.

The use of nanomaterials in cosmetics, paint or other consumer articles is already wide spread. But which measures have to be taken to make products save, not just for humans but also for the environment?

Experts from the fields of toxicology, risk management or the media discussed these questions throughout the one day conference in Vienna. There was general agreement about a need for more information about the effects of nanoparticles and nanotechnologies.

The conference was held in German, all conference materials are in German. 


Sabine Stemberger