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Posted: May 28, 2012

SCENIHR receives request for a scientific opinion on nanosilver

(Nanowerk News) The Scientific Committee on Emerging and newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) has received a request for a scientific opinion on Nanosilver: safety, health and environmental effects and role in antimicrobial resistance (pdf).
Scope of the call for information:
Interested parties are invited to submit any relevant information that could assist the scientific committee with the assessment of the safety, health and environmental effects of nanosilver. In particular, the Scientific Committee is interested in receiving any scientific information related to the "nano" forms of silver.
Submission of information:
All information should be submitted in electronic form to Sanco-SCENIHR-Secretariat@ec.europa.eu specifying "Nanosilver - Call for Information" in the subject line of the e-mail.
All information is considered public unless otherwise stated by the provider.
A document on guidelines for submission of contributions, containing criteria for the call for information and guidance for submission can be found here (pdf).
Deadline for submission of information: 4 June 2012.
Further information:
More information on the SCENIHR and the other Scientific Committees of the European Commission can be found here.
Source: SCENIHR
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