More safety data needed on copper nanomaterials in cosmetics!
According to the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) there is a need for more safety testing on copper nanomaterials used in cosmetic products. Concerns have been raised because of the potential for nanoparticles to be absorbed dermally or...
New definition of the term ’nanomaterial’ out for stakeholder consultation
The European Commission has completed it's long-awaited review of it's recommendation on the definition of the term nanomaterial from 2011.
This has resulted in a new proposed defintion of nanomaterials that is now subject to stakeholder consultation. The new definition to be reviewed is:
1. 'Nanomaterial' means a natural, incidental or manufactured...