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The 5th Int. NanoRegulation Conference took place from 25th to 26th of November in Rapperswil, Switzerland, and revealed an urgent need for coordinated information transfer of relevant nanospecific data along the value chain.

NanoRegulation Conference 2009 "No Data, no Market" Conference Report Available Now

St. Galen, Switzerland | Posted on January 7th, 2010

At the end of the value chain, it seems likely that especially consumer-near goods containing nanomaterials will have to be labelled sooner or later due to growing pressure from the European Parliament as well as from consumer organizations. However, there are concerns that nano-labelling as such could be misunderstood as an indication of hazard, thereby raising new and potentially unnecessary fears among consumers.

If you are interested in the outcomes of the conference and the detailed positions of the participating stakeholders, you may want to download the conference report which is now available at no charge under the following link: www.innovationsgesellschaft.ch/index.php?page=115

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