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Home > Nanotechnology Columns > Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. > EC Posts Draft Reports for Impact Assessment on Transparency Measures for Nanomaterials

Lynn L. Bergeson
Managing Director
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

Abstract:
On June 30, 2014, the European Commission (EC) held a validation workshop to discuss the preliminary results of the study supporting the impact assessment on transparency measures for nanomaterials.

July 2nd, 2014

EC Posts Draft Reports for Impact Assessment on Transparency Measures for Nanomaterials

On June 30, 2014, the European Commission (EC) held a validation workshop to discuss the preliminary results of the study supporting the impact assessment on transparency measures for nanomaterials. As part of the workshop, the EC released the following reports:

Study to Assess the Impact of Possible Legislation to Increase Transparency on Nanomaterials on the Market: Evaluation Report (second draft): This report is one of several outcomes of a study on regulatory oversight of nanomaterials within the European Union (EU). See http://ec.europa.eu/DocsRoom/documents/5545/attachments/1/translations/en/renditions/native To date, the report states, two relevant register-like schemes -- both concerning nanomaterials and operating within the EU -- have been established: the French Notification System (FNS) and the Cosmetic Products Notification Portal (CPNP). Meanwhile, other transparency measures have been established or proposed by EU Member States.

Study to Assess the Impact of Possible Legislation to Increase Transparency on Nanomaterials on the Market: Building Blocks Report (second draft): This report documents the findings of Task 2 ("Background information for building blocks of policy options") and should complement the information provided in the Evaluation report (based on the findings of Task 1 ("Lessons learned from other schemes") through the assessment of the FNS and the CPNP. See http://ec.europa.eu/DocsRoom/documents/5546/attachments/1/translations/en/renditions/native

Study to Assess the Impact of Possible Legislation to Increase Transparency on Nanomaterials on the Market: Options Assessment Report (first draft): This report documents the findings of Task 4 ("Support for the option assessment"), namely to identify the key issues that will need to be accounted for under each of the options being considered by the EC before a full impact assessment can be prepared. See http://ec.europa.eu/DocsRoom/documents/5547/attachments/1/translations/en/renditions/native The report states: "It is important to emphasise that this report is intended to inform future policy development and analysis by the European Commission and is not intended to represent a definitive position of the Commission."

The EC released a working document in May 2014 as part of its public consultation on transparency measures for nanomaterials in the market, which will end on August 5, 2014. See http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/chemicals/reach/nanomaterials/public-consultation_en.htm

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