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Posted: Dec 12, 2011

European Journal of Law and Technology special issue on nanotechnology regulations

(Nanowerk News) The European Journal of Law and Technology (EJLT) Special issue on the regulation of nanotechnology is now officially online. The issue and all contributions can be accessed on
The issue contains 15 contributions that canvass some of the most pressing philosophical, ethical and regulatory questions currently being debated around the world in relation to nanotechnologies and more specifically nanomaterials.
Table of contents


Philip Leith & Abdul Paliwala

Introduction to the Special Issue Why the elephant in the room appears to be more than a nano-sized challenge

Joel D'Silva & Diana Meagan Bowman

Decision Ethics and Emergent Technologies: The Case of Nanotechnology

David Berube

Justice or Beneficence: What Regulatory Virtue for Nano-Governance?

Hailemichael Teshome Demissie

Regulating Nanoparticles: the Problem of Uncertainty

Roger Strand & Kamilla Lein Kj°lberg

Complexities of labelling of nanoproducts on the consumer markets

Harald Throne-Holst & Arie Rip

Soft regulation and responsible nanotechnological development in the European Union: Regulating occupational health and safety in the Netherlands

Bńrbel Dorbeck-Jung

Nanomaterials and the European Water Framework Directive

Steffen Foss Hansen, Anders Baun & Catherine Ganzleben

The Proposed Ban on Certain Nanomaterials for Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Europe and Its Global Security Implications: A Search for an Alternative Regulatory Approach

Hitoshi Nasu & Thomas Faunce

The Regulation of Nano-particles under the European Biocidal Products Directive: Challenges for Effective Civil Society Participation

Michael T Reinsborough & Gavin Sullivan

Value chains as a linking-pin framework for exploring governance and innovation in nano-involved sectors: illustrated for nanotechnologies and the food packaging sector

Douglas Robinson

Food and nano-food within the Chinese regulatory system: no need to have overregulation, Less physicality can produce more power

Margherita Poto

Regulation and Governance of Nanotechnology in China: Regulatory Challenges and Effectiveness

Darryl Stuart Jarvis & Noah Richmond

How Resilient is India to Nanotechnology Risks? Examining Current Developments, Capacities and an Approach for Effective Risk Governance and Regulation

Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma

Toward Safe and Sustainable Nanomaterials: Chemical Information Call-in to Manufacturers of Nanomaterials by California as a Case Study

William Ryan, Sho Takatori, Thomas Booze & Hai-Yong Kang

De minimis curat lex: New Zealand law and the challenge of the very small

Colin Gavaghan & Jennifer Moore

Source: European Journal of Law and Technology
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