EWG claims nano-scale ingredients are in products

Cozier, Muriel
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p37
Trade Publication
The article reports that, according to the U.S.-based research organisation Environmental Working Group (EWG), more than 250 personal care products on the market contain one or more of 57 different types of nano-scale or micron-sized ingredients. EWG said that none of the nano-scale substances identified had been tested for safety by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or the Cosmetic Ingredients Review Expert Panel.


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