Legal challenges have begun to hinder the advance of nanotechnology. The first legal petition[FOOTNOTE 1] on the risks of nanotechnology was filed last month with the Food and Drug Administration by the International Center for Technology Assessment and a coalition of consumer, health and environmental advocacy groups.
Filed in conjunction with the release of a comprehensive report[FOOTNOTE 2] by Friends of the Earth on the alleged dangers of sunscreens and cosmetics containing nanoparticles, the 80-page petition requests that the FDA take regulatory action regarding products composed of engineered nanoparticles and calls for the immediate recall of nano-sunscreens.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]