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Safety Review Of Nanoparticles In Cosmetics Urged By British Groups

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Nanoparticle ingredients used in consumer products such as cosmetics and skin care preparations should "undergo a full safety assessment by the relevant scientific advisory body before they are permitted for use in products," a British multidisciplinary working group comprising the Royal Society, the UK national science academy, and the Royal Academy of Engineering determined in a 1report issued July 29. The report follows a study commissioned by the British government

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