Archives for November 2014

Labeling ‘nano’ products

Labeling ‘nano’ products – ‘mega’ problem – by Emilia Izak | Nanosafety Regulation, Scientific Challenges http://www.nanotoes.eu/nanosafety-regulation/labeling-nano-products-mega-problem.html

Does the law deal with nano in cosmetics and toiletries?

Does the law deal with nano in cosmetics and toiletries? http://www.nanoandme.org/regulation/cosmetics-and-the-law/

Warning over ‘epidemic’ of skin allergies from chemical in cosmetics and household products

Warning over ‘epidemic’ of skin allergies from chemical in cosmetics and household products: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10164452/Warning-over-epidemic-of-skin-allergies-from-chemical-in-cosmetics-and-household-products.html

Entrepreneurs create effective method against bee harming pest

A group of entrepreneurs in Veracruz have designed a “smart” system to contain larvae growth of the mite Varroa destructor among the bee population, which reduces the production of honey by as much as 50 percent when it invades the hives http://phys.org/news/2014-11-entrepreneurs-effective-method-bee-pest.html

Meeting document of the FDA Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Briefing Document for a Meeting of the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee Healthcare Antiseptic Ingredients Ref the previous post of particuler interest the table of appensices: Summary of safety data available for consideration B1 Alcohol (ethanol) 25 B2 Benzalkonium chloride 33 B3 Benzethonium chloride 38 B4 Chloroxylenol (PCMX) 42 B5 Hexylresorcinol […]

Update on Triclosan

The ‘dirty’ side of soap: Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in personal hygiene products, causes liver fibrosis and cancer in mice: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141117154612.htm

Entering the Nano Era

The article author stares: “From electronics to photonics, information storage, communication, catalysis, energy, medicine, homeland security environment protection, cosmetics, and even building construction, every one of them could benefit from nanomaterials,” Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-nano-era.html#jCp http://phys.org/news/2014-11-nano-era.html See also: Cosmetics containing nanomaterials http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/archive/sectors/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/nanomaterials/index_en.htm