Report Contests “Unsubstantiated” Nanotech Concerns, Touts Nano-Sunscreen
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Current evidence suggests that nano-sized cosmetic ingredients pose no more risk to human health than their macro-sized counterparts, L'Oréal researchers maintain in a review published this month in Skin Pharmacology and Physiology
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