Scientific Committees

Final opinion

Final opinion on

Nanosilver: safety, health and environmental effects and role in antimicrobial resistance

 

On 13 June 2014, the European Commission and its non-food Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) have published the final opinion on Nanosilver: safety, health and environmental effects and role in antimicrobial resistance

This opinion is concerning risk assessment, i.e. the determination of quantitative or qualitative value of risk related to a concrete situation and a recognized threat (also called hazard). Risk management considerations are outside the scope of this opinion.

Final opinion

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