Nanoplastics should be included in existing regulatory frameworks

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In a viewpoint article published in Environmental Science & Technology yesterday, researchers address regulatory concerns related to intentionally produced nanoplastics and outline how the inclusion of the three above-mentioned policy and legislative processes could impact the future regulation of nanoplastics. The discussion in the paper is about whether nanoplastics could be classified as microplastics, nanomaterials, or polymers for regulatory purposes.

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