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FDA Asked to Better Regulate Nanotechnology

Date: May 17, 2006
Author: Rick Weiss
QUOTE: A number of animal studies have shown that at least some nanoparticles can penetrate cells and tissues, migrate through the body and brain and cause biochemical damage. But whether nano-spiked cosmetics and sunscreens pose health risks remains largely unknown, pending completion of long-range studies recently begun by the FDA and other agencies.

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