Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (JD Supra Denmark)
Nordic Council of Ministers Publishes Report on Applicability of GHS Classification Criteria to Nanomaterials
In May 2019, the Nordic Council of Ministers published a working paper entitled The applicability of the GHS classification criteria to nanomaterials. The goal of the project was to review the applicability of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) to manufactured nanomaterials, taking into account the progress of international scientific work.
Nanodatabase Adds 3,000th Product
The Nanodatabase, developed by the Technical University of Denmark Department of Environmental Engineering (DTU Environment), the Danish Ecological Council, and the Danish Consumer Council, announced on April 4, 2017, that it added product number 3,000. According to The Nanodatabase, most products fall into the health and fitness category (1,845) while only about one-sixth of the products fall...
Danish EPA Assesses Nano-Enabled Technologies in Cosmetics
On February 16, 2016, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (Danish EPA) posted a report entitled Assessment of Nano-enabled Technologies in Cosmetics. The report reviews the available literature on nano-enabled technologies for cosmetic products, specifically addressing soluble nano-transporters.
Danish EPA Assesses Administrative Burdens of Nano Product Register
On January 12, 2016, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (Danish EPA) posted a report entitled Assessment of the administrative burdens on businesses with a reporting obligation to the Danish Nanoproductregister. Danish EPA estimated the administrative burden of businesses reporting to the Danish nano product register using the standard cost method.
Danish EPA Posts Several Publications Regarding Nanomaterials
This month the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (Danish EPA) published the following publications, in English, concerning nanomaterials: - Better control of nanomaterials — summary of the 4-year Danish initiative on nanomaterials: The “Better control of nanomaterials” initiative intended to create an overview of the possible risks of using nanomaterials, focusing on...
Denmark Posts Several Publications Concerning Nanomaterials
On November 10, 2015, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency posted the following publications concerning nanomaterials: - Environmental assessment of nanomaterial use in Denmark: This is the concluding report of the project “Nanomaterials — occurrence and effects in the Danish environment” (NanoDEN).
Guideline Published for the Danish Inventory of Nanoproducts
In August 2014, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency published the Guideline for the Danish Inventory of Nanoproducts, which is intended to explain how manufacturers and importers of products for consumers should use the new Inventory. The Guideline describes who has a duty to report; which products must be reported; and how to collect information and perform the actual reporting to the...
Denmark Order on Nano Products Register Enters Into Force
On June 18, 2014, Denmark’s order concerning a nano products register entered into force. The order imposes annual reporting requirements on manufacturers and importers concerning mixtures and products containing nanomaterials.