Position statement on Nanomaterials

(March 2016) I&P Europe – Imaging and Printing Association is a European association of product manufacturers and technology providers for the imaging and printing industry. Our members’ products include conventional and digital materials and their processing solutions.

Nanomaterials are under intensive discussion for several years. In particular it is being discussed on a worldwide basis whether nanomaterials are regulated sufficiently and how an appropriate regulation could look like. In the EU the European Commission published its recommendation on the definition of “nanomaterial” for regulatory purposes on 18 October 2011. Currently the Commission is conducting a review which is expected to be finalized in 2016.

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