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Council of the European Union
The Council of the European Union takes part in the legislative and decision-making process of the Union. It contributes to the setting and co-ordination of policies on, among many other fields, nanotechnolgies and nanomaterials following the rules of the Lisbon Treaty - The register of documents of the Council can be searched, for instance, looking for the keyword 'nanomaterials' in documents more recent than 1 January 2012.
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) - Nanomaterials under REACH and CLP - ECHA's activities.
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) - Managing nanomaterials in the workplace - Two of EU-OSHA's publications on nanomaterials, out of several others: Nanomaterials in maintenance work: occupational risks and prevention and Risk perception and risk communication with regard to nanomaterials in the workplace.
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) - Nanotechnology - In March 2009, EFSA’s Scientific Committee, which includes the chairs of all of EFSA’s Panels, published a scientific opinion on nanoscience and nanotechnologies in relation to food and feed safety . A guidance document on how to assess potential risks related to certain food-related uses of nanotechnology followed in May 2011. It provides practical recommendations on how to assess applications from industry to use engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in food additives, enzymes, flavourings, food contact materials, novel foods, food supplements, feed additives and pesticides.
European Medicines Agency (EMA) - Nanotechnology.