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2013-10-29 23:35:17

The updated Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory now contains 1,628 consumer products that have been introduced to the market since 2005, representing a 24 percent increase since the last update in 2010. In addition to finding new products introduced to the market, the newly re-launched inventory seeks to address scientific uncertainty with contributions from those involved with nanomaterials production, use, and analysis. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The updated...

Most Americans Want To See Labels On Their Nanofoods
2013-10-29 09:28:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Americans overwhelmingly want to know when they are eating food products that use nanotechnology, and are happy to pay the additional labeling costs, according to a new study published this month in the journal Review of Policy Research. “Our study is the first research in the United States to take an in-depth, focus group approach to understanding the public perception of nanotechnology in foods,” said Dr. Jennifer Kuzma of...

2013-04-06 23:01:05

Researchmoz.us include new market research report"Global Nanotechnology And Nanomaterials Market Stage Of Development, Global Activity And Market Opportunities" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 New Market Research Report Added In Researchmoz.us Reports Database Global Nanotechnology And Nanomaterials Market Stage Of Development, Global Activity And Market Opportunities. Nanotechnology applications and nanomaterials are being applied across a raft...

2012-10-05 23:02:40

Global drug and device development tracker RegLink News reports on EU launch of nanomaterial regulatory scheme review. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 The European Commission yesterday released a Communication opening a second regulatory review to ensure the safe use of nanomaterials. The regulatory review is a systematic analysis of all current applicable EU legislation to determine whether it is adequate to ensure the safe use of nanomaterials, and to fill regulatory gaps without...

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...

2012-01-25 14:32:51

Cohesive Research Plan Needed to Help Avoid Potential Risks From Rapidly Evolving Technology Despite extensive investment in nanotechnology and increasing commercialization over the last decade, insufficient understanding remains about the environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanomaterials.  Without a coordinated research plan to help guide efforts to manage and avoid potential risks, the future of safe and sustainable nanotechnology is uncertain, says a new report from the...

2011-06-09 13:33:00

Agency outlines roadmap for discussion on nanotechnology in regulated products SILVER SPRING, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released draft guidance to provide regulated industries with greater certainty about the use of nanotechnology, which generally involves materials made up of particles that are at least one billionth of a meter in size. The guidance outlines the agency's view on whether regulated products contain nanomaterials...

2011-06-03 16:57:00

NEW YORK, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nowadays, the word Nanotechnology became a buzz word that fascinates, puzzles, intimidates but for sure draws everybody's interest and attention. Let's remind ourselves that the prefix "nano" denotes a fraction of one-billionths of ... size, weight, volume, etc. measurement. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110207/NY43170-b ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110207/NY43170LOGO-a ) What is Nanotechnology? Nanotechnology is a...

2011-05-19 10:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 federal budget recommends the allocation of $2.1 billion to the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), a federal interagency research and development program that studies the imaging, measuring, modeling, and manipulation of matter at the nanoscale--a measurement of particles between 1 and 100 nanometers (1 billionth of a meter) in size. While nanoscale materials are found in nature as part of smoke, volcanic ash, and sea...

2011-04-20 11:25:00

NEW YORK, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nanodermatology Society (NDS), a physician-led organization dedicated to the scientific and medical aspects of nanotechnology and dermatology, released its first position statement on the safety of nanotechnology in sunscreens. For years, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide have been used as effective broad-spectrum ingredients in sunscreens. Nanotechnology, the science of materials that are 1 billionth of a meter, has led to newer...


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