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Gabriel visits the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Sigmar Gabriel, visited the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM). "The safety of products and processes in technology and chemistry generates important added value for our German industry as it helps build citizens’ confidence in new technologies. BAM sets high standards for products that are "Made in Germany" for German and global markets", said the minister while touring BAM.
Press release 4/2015 | Picture gallery

Van Gogh‘s yellow stays!

The Swedish petition on banning cadmium in artist's paints finds no support within the European Chemicals Agency. The petitioner calculates that 110 kg out of the 7.4 tonnes cadmium being released into the environment stem from artist’s paints. This is so little that both committees, RAC and SEAC, have opposed a ban on cadmium yellow as an artist’s colour.
Press release 2/2015

Amended German translation of the Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods has been published

The corrected and revised 2015 version of the German translation of the Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods – Manual of Tests and Criteria – 5th revised edition, New York and Geneva 2009, prepared by the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) is now available.
Download | Press release 1/2015


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BZS - BAM Certification Body
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TES - Technical Safety - Dangerous Goods Containments

BAM TTS - BAM Test Site Technical Safety (in German)

EBPG - Ecodesign requirements for energy-using products (in German)

PCP - Product Contact Point

Nano - Nanotechnology at BAM

N.i.Ke - Preservation of cultural assets in Germany (in German)

Ressortforschung - German federal departmental research (in German)

SALSA School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof

WMRIF - World Materials Research Institutes Forum

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EPTIS − Proficiency testing information system

DGG − Dangerous Goods DB

COMAR − Reference materials

PUBLICA − Publications

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