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October 4th, 2005

Call for ban on nano-particles

Abstract:
The GeneEthics Network has called for an immediate moratorium on engineered nanoparticles and the products containing them. It fears microscopic particles being sold, unlabelled, in products such as sunscreen, cosmetics and clothing, could be a public health disaster in the making.

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