FDA Issues Final Guidance on Nanomaterials

Jul 8, 2014

On June 26, 2014, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Final Guidance for Industry: Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetics, a final guidance document addressing the use of nanotechnology in cosmetics.

Nanoparticles in Sunscreens: Fact and Fiction

Jan 13, 2014Paul G. McCormick, University of Western Australia

This paper reviews important issues regarding the classification for UV active ingredients and the need for a uniform classification and labeling system covering all nano ingredients. The definition of nanoparticles is not questioned here; however, the highly selective manner in which the definition is applied to different materials is.