Since live launch in 2011, INSCX™ exchange has operated a dedicated trade reporting mechanic to record actual trade in engineered nanomaterials (ENMs), objects and devices referred to as Downstream Audit Sequencing (DAS) for the purposes of enabling traceability. The tool is to now be made available online free to exchange members and non-members alike. DAS can be used to report supply of nanomaterials quickly and easily in a manner which advances the requirement of regulation agencies for disclosure, safeguards business confidences while enabling means for supply-chain tracking of any nanomaterial from source.
Access to trade information collected via the DAS mechanic is offered exclusively and securely to official regulation agencies, approved insurers and the Institute of Occupational Medicine who formally collaborate with the Exchange.
The objective of DAS is to enable transparency and traceability in the trade of nanomaterials for the purposes of aiding a regulatory structure than can command broad societal and industry support, advance insurability and the goal of industry-relevant toxicology assessment of nanomaterials, while safeguarding the rights of producers and downstream users to commercial confidentiality.
To receive a registration pack and/or to learn more nanoproducers, converters, and downstream users are invited to complete the enquiry form accessible via the DAS Report link on the exchange website.