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FDA Guidelines Address Nanotechnology Use In Food, Cosmetics
2012-04-22 04:21:31

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a pair of draft guidelines Friday addressing the possible use of nanotechnology -- tiny engineered materials that are too minute to be seen under a microscope -- by manufacturers in the food and cosmetic industries. The two draft guidance documents are entitled “Guidance for Industry: Assessing the Effects of Significant Manufacturing Process Changes, including Emerging Technologies, on the Safety and Regulatory Status of Food...

2011-10-31 16:46:30

Products used on lips and face can result in unexpected exposure to gluten The lack of readily available information about cosmetic ingredients may cause patients with celiac disease who use lip, facial or body products to unknowingly expose themselves to gluten -- an ingredient they need to avoid, according to the results of a new study unveiled today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 76th Annual Scientific meeting in Washington, DC. The study, "Information About...

2011-03-09 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BACKGROUND: On March 4, 2011, the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel, an independent, non-profit body of scientific and medical experts that assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics in the U.S., reached a tentative conclusion on the safety of formaldehyde and methylene glycol as they are used in cosmetics and in "professional use only" hair straightening and smoothing products. The Panel reaffirmed its 2005 conclusion that...

2011-03-01 07:00:00

PEAPACK, N.J., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings of a new survey of 300 women living in Charlotte, NC, revealed that women, on average, are exposed to over 20 potentially harmful chemical ingredients or irritants (e.g. dyes, parabens and artificial fragrances) as a result of their daily facial skin care regimen. Surprisingly, only one quarter of the women reported being very concerned about chemical ingredients in skin care products. In contrast, 44 percent said they were very...

2011-03-01 07:00:00

PEAPACK, N.J., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings of a new survey of 302 women living in Denver, CO, revealed that women, on average, are exposed to nearly 25 potentially harmful chemical ingredients or irritants (e.g. dyes, parabens and artificial fragrances) as a result of their daily facial skin care regimen. Surprisingly, only one-third reported being very concerned about chemical ingredients in skin care products. In contrast, nearly half (49%) said they were very concerned...


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