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Nano-Silver Could Prompt First Regulatory Action On Nanomaterials

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Environmental and consumer advocacy groups expect that EPA will halt sales of consumer products containing nano-size silver and regulate at least some products as pesticides as requested by a legal petition lodged with the agency in 2008

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