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FDA nanotech meeting

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Agency will sponsor public meeting in mid-October on nanotechnology, FDA announces in April 13 Federal Register notice. Topics slated to be discussed include types of nanotechnology material products under development in the areas of cosmetics, foods, drugs and other FDA-regulated areas. Meeting also provides opportunity to evaluate "whether there are scientific issues that should be addressed; and any other issues about which the regulated industry, academia and the interested public may wish to inform FDA" concerning nanotechnology use, FDA notes. Details regarding date and time of meeting, which will be held in Washington, D.C., will be provided in a subsequent Federal Register notice, agency adds...

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