The Regulation of Nanomaterial Products
PLC Cross-border Environmental Law Handbook
Tzvi Levinson & Gil Dror, Advocates
Nanomaterials have recently seen wide application to a diverse array of products. The regulatory regimes in various countries are struggling to catch up with the pace of this technological advancement. The article considers recent international developments (particularly in the US and the EU) regarding the regulation of nanomaterials in commercial products to provide some clarity on the direction regulation may take in this field and to suggest a path forward for such regulation.