In line with EFSA’s policy on openness and transparency and in order for EFSA to receive comments from the scientific community and stakeholders, EFSA’s SCER Unit has launched a open consultation on the Draft EFSA Guidance on the risk assessment of the application of nanoscience and nanotechnologies in the food and feed chain. This document proposes a tiered approach to exposure assessment and hazard assessment for on human and animal health. This guidance was developed by the Scientific Committee upon request by EFSA (EFSA-Q-2016-00281).
Interested parties are invited to submit written comments by 4 March 2018 12:00 p.m. CET). Please use exclusively the electronic template provided to submit comments and refer to the line and page numbers. Please note that after 2 hours your working session will expire and comments submitted after that time will not be recorded and transmitted. If you would like to submit additional data to support your comments please send an email to: SCER.PublicConsult.105 [at] efsa.europa.eu . Please note that comments will not be considered if they:
- are submitted after the closing date and time of the public consultation;
- are not related to the contents of the document;
- contain complaints against institutions, personal accusations, irrelevant or offensive statements or material;
- are related to policy or risk management aspects, which are out of the scope of EFSA's activities.
EFSA will assess all comments from interested parties which are submitted in line with the criteria above. The comments will be further considered by EFSA and taken into consideration if found to be relevant.
All comments submitted will be published. Comments submitted by individuals in a personal capacity will be presented anonymously. Comments submitted formally on behalf of an organisation will appear with the name of the organisation.