The US Food and Drug Administration has released draft guidance to provide regulated industries, such as personal care, with greater certainty about the use of nanotechnology.
Two Ohio-based companies have announced the signing of a joint development and licensing agreement to develop and commercialize nano-formulas that combine their two technologies.
With big changes afoot for nanotechnology regulation a one day conference at the University of Arizona will look at how changes will affect various industries, including cosmetics.
Size is the best way to define a nanomaterial but one upper limit is not sufficient, a European Commission scientific committee has concluded.
While the use of nanotechnology in cosmetics is growing, the precautionary principle may hold back future development, according to a nanotechnology consultancy firm.
Scientists from the North Carolina State University are working on a method to predict the ways in which nanoparticles will interact with the human body.
The European Commission is requesting comments on what constitutes a nanomaterial in an attempt to create a clear definition that can be used for regulatory purposes.
Despite misgivings over safety, a new report highlights that personal care products containing nano compounds as key ingredients are growing rapidly and could give way to a new category.
France’s public debate on nanotechnology came to a close last night after a number of the meetings were relocated or cancelled due to protestors.
A new centre to investigate the potential toxicity of nanoparticles has opened in Edinburgh, UK.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has outlined a new research strategy aimed at understanding the impact of nanomaterials on human health and the environment.
Without a clear definition, insisting on transparency for nano-containing cosmetics is unhelpful, according to industry insiders.
TACD is urging the US and Europe to work together to address regulatory needs related to the use of nanomaterials in consumer products.
CTPA has fought back against criticisms made by the BEUC of the new EU rules on nanomaterials in cosmetics.
Policy makers, industry and non governmental organisations do not agree on how nanotechnology should be regulated, according to a report from the FramingNano project.