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Mar 23, 2009 | 05:04 PM CDT
Over-arching goals have spurred a collaboration to develop safe and effective nano-engineered products. While these efforts concentrate on medical use, implications for personal care are on the horizon.
Nov 26, 2008 | 12:20 PM CST
By: Julian Hewitt and Mindy Goldstein, PhD
So what exactly is nanotechnology and what are its applications in cosmetics and personal care? Nanotechnology is one of those terms that most think they understand—in the scientific community, at least—but for which most would struggle to provide a precise definition.
Oct 20, 2008 | 03:41 PM CDT
Australia and New Zealand have taken a first step toward regulating nanotechnology, specifically with a call for food companies to disclose any products that contain particles invisible to the naked eye.
Sep 24, 2008 | 08:42 AM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council has presented the results of its Nanotechnology and Cosmetic Products survey to the FDA, as well as announced the development of its sustainability survey.
May 20, 2008 | 04:01 PM CDT
The personal care industry still needs to work to fully identify and exploit the opportunities of nanotechnology in cosmetics.
Jan 16, 2008 | 09:47 AM CST
The Soil Association announced it has has banned the use of manmade nanomaterials from all of its certified organic products and is reportedly the first organization to do so.
Sep 28, 2007 | 11:18 AM CDT
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
There have been several changes in regulations that will impact global formulations. The most important one concerns chemicals in the European Union (EU). In addition, steps towards evaluating the safety of nanomaterials have been made by US regulatory bodies.
Aug 08, 2007 | 05:00 PM CDT
Friends of the Earth, a US network of environmental groups, has questioned the safety of nanoparticles in sunscreens. The group will hold a telephone news conference where it will discuss its findings.
Jul 24, 2007 | 04:40 PM CDT
The International Center for Technology Assessment (ICTA) has reported that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be releasing an internal task force report and recommendations on nanotechnology oversight by the end of this month.
Apr 27, 2007 | 09:04 AM CDT
The CTFA 2007 Legal & Regulatory Conference is going on now in Savannah, Georgia.