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What is a "nanomaterial"? European Commission breaks new ground with a common definition

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"Nanomaterials" are materials whose main constituents have a dimension of between 1 and 100 billionth of a metre, according to a recommendation adopted by the European Commission today. The announcement marks an important step towards greater protection for citizens, clearly defining which materials need special treatment in specific legislation.
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Last updated on 10/04/2015