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Titel (primär) The OECD expert meeting on ecotoxicology and environmental fate — towards the development of improved OECD guidelines for the testing of nanomaterials
Autor Kühnel, D.; Nickel, C.;
Journal / Serie Science of the Total Environment
Erscheinungsjahr 2014
Department BIOTOX;
Band/Volume 472
Sprache englisch;
POF III (gesamt) T32;
Keywords Engineered nanomaterial; Risk assessment; OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPMN); OECD test guideline; Guidance document
UFZ Querschnittsthemen RU2;
Abstract

On behalf of the OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPMN) an expert meeting on ecotoxicology and environmental fate of nanomaterials (NMs) took place in January 2013 in Berlin. At this meeting experts from science, industry and regulatory bodies discussed the applicability of OECD test guidelines (TGs) for chemicals to nanomaterials. The objective was to discuss the current state of the relevant science and provide recommendations to the OECD WPMN on (1) the need for updating current OECD TGs and the need for developing new ones specific to nanomaterials; and (2) guidance needed for the appropriate and valid testing of environmental fate and ecotoxicity endpoints for NMs.

Experts at the workshop agreed that the majority of the OECD TG for chemicals were generally applicable for the testing of NM, with the exception of TG 105 (water solubility) and 106 (adsorption-desorption). Additionally, the workshop also highlighted considerations when conducting OECD chemical TG on nanomaterials (e.g., sample preparation, dispersion, analysis, dosimetry and characterisation). These considerations will lead to the future development of proposals for new TG and guidance documents (GDs) to ensure that OECD TG give meaningful, repeatable, and accurate results when used for nanomaterials.

This report provides a short overview of topics discussed during the meeting and the main outcomes. A more detailed report of the workshop will become available through the OECD, however, due to the urgency of having OECD TG relevant for nanomaterials, this brief report is being shared with the scientific community through this communication.

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Kühnel, D., Nickel, C. (2014):
The OECD expert meeting on ecotoxicology and environmental fate — towards the development of improved OECD guidelines for the testing of nanomaterials
Sci. Total Environ. 472 , 347 - 353