A study carried out by researchers in Australia has opened the doors for the development of ‘super sunscreens’ to assist in the repair of sun damaged skin and protect the p53 gene which helps to prevent skin cancer.
The non-intergovernmental Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has recommended its Member Countries apply existing international and national chemical regulatory frameworks to manage the risks associated with manufactured nanomaterials.
Researchers at the University of Bath have developed a new technique to study the properties of skin which could help the development of topical skin creams and treatments and improve understanding of the skin ageing process.
The United Arab Emirates has notified the World Trade Organization's Committee of a new draft proposal on cosmetics regulation that contains a requirement for companies to label cosmetic products containing nanomaterials.
The Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment recently hosted a conference whereby professionals gathered to identify areas where current EU legislation on nanomaterials is insufficient.