Parliament says EU laws must be nano-proofed

The European Commission must review all legislation relevant to nanotechnology within two years to ensure products using nanomaterials pose no health, environmental or safety threats, MEPs said on Friday.

The European Parliament only slightly watered down the hard-hitting recommendations of its environment committee, which voted on a report prepared by Swedish Green MEP Carl Schlyter earlier this month (EE 01/04/09).

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