nanoparticle counter News

  • testo DiSCmini - The smallest nanoparticle counter in the world

    The Diffusion Size Classifier testo DiSCmini is a handheld sensor for the measurement of nanoparticle number, average diameter and lung-deposited surface area LDSA with a time resolution of up to 1 second (1Hz). The measuring principle is based on electrical charging of the aerosols. The small size of the testo DiSCmini makes the instrument particularly suitable for personal carry-on ...


    By Testo SE & Co. KGaA

  • Despite the buzz, nano is not always best

    Trelleborg Sealing Solutions proves through research that the traditional fillers used in the majority of its Turcon® polytetrafluoroethylene-based sealing materials as additives to improve wear reduction outperform nanoparticles as additives. Current industry buzz is all about the enhancement of seal performance by using nanoparticles as fillers for polytetrafluoroethylene-based sealing ...

  • testo NanoMet3: The Golden Instrument for Real Driving Emissions RDE

    With an eye on Real Driving Emissions (RDE) proposed in forthcoming European Emission Standards for the type approval of light-duty vehicles, Testo SE & Co. KGaAhas unveiled an innovative portable instrument for solid nanoparticle counting and classification. Testo NanoMet3 measures number concentration in a wide range from 1E4 to 3E8 #/ccm and average diameter in the ...


    By Testo SE & Co. KGaA

  • FDA Takes Action to Update Sunscreen Testing and Labeling and States Nanoscale Ingredients Are Not Absorbed

    On June 14, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took long-awaited action to update regulations for testing and labeling over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen products. The Agency emphasized that the primary intent of its initiative was to establish a consistent standard for testing and labeling sunscreen products to reduce consumer confusion and encourage proper use of these products to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • FDA takes action to update sunscreen testing and labeling and states nanoscale ingredients are not absorbed

    On June 14, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took long-awaited action to update regulations for testing and labeling over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen products. The Agency emphasized that the primary intent of its initiative was to establish a consistent standard for testing and labeling sunscreen products to reduce consumer confusion and encourage proper use of these products to ...


    By Acta Group

  • Mid-term review of the European Environment and Health Action Plan 2004-2010

    In adopting an own-initiative report on the mid-term review of the European Environment and Health Action Plan 2004-2010, the European Parliament acknowledges the efforts made by the Commission since the action plan was launched in 2004. It considers, however, that such an action plan is bound to fail at least in part, since it is designed solely to accompany existing Community policies. The ...


    By European Parliament

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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