A recent consumer survey by German risk assessor BfR has shown that
there is still significant suspicion over the use of nanotechnology
in personal care products, although its use in sunscreens and
packaging is accepted more readily.
Although nanotechnology is now creeping into many hair and skin
care products and improving their efficacy, a new report from
Which? finds that most people have no idea of what nanotechnology
is all about.
As more and more personal care products are made using
nanotechnology, a nationwide survey indicates that scientists are
more concerned than the public about its potential health and
Materials science company NaturalNano has announced that it has
signed a licensing agreement with the US Naval Research Laboratory
to develop a broad spectrum of controlled-release nanomaterials, a
number of which will touch on both...
As the number of cosmetic products using
nanotechnology multiply, leading scientists have
criticized government for failing to develop an adequate
strategy for managing the health and environmental risks posed by