Nanotechnology

EC publishes indepth paper on nanomaterials

EC publishes indepth paper on nanomaterials

By Michelle Yeomans

A publication commissioned by the EC; Thematic Issue ("Nanomaterials’ functionality") explores recent developments in nanomaterials research, as well as the possibilities for safe, practical and resource-efficient applications.

Nanoparticle research identifies characteristics to penetrate skin

Nanoparticle research identifies characteristics to penetrate skin

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Scientists in the UK have identified key characteristics that enhance a nanoparticle’s ability to penetrate skin which could have implications in the delivery of drugs, as well as in skin care to treat certain conditions and restrict cosmetics ingredient...

Cosmetics Europe: EU industry must address nano perception

Cosmetics Europe: EU industry must address nano perception

By Michelle Yeomans

At the Cosmetics Europe General Assembly, the EC’s deputy director general for consumers urged the industry to think about how nanotechnology is being presented to the consumer that already perceives nanomaterials as ‘inherently problematic’.

OECD calls for manufactured nanomaterial safety

OECD calls for manufactured nanomaterial safety

By Michelle Yeomans

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. 

Cosmetics Design Special Focus: Nanotechnology

Special Edition

Cosmetics Design Special Focus: Nanotechnology

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Nanotechnology has been on the tip of our tongues for the last few years and has been put under particular scrutiny in the last few months. In this special edition, Cosmetics Design takes a look at some of the top-hitting articles covering this topic.

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