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June 23rd, 2006

Germany begins risk survey on nanotechnology

Germany's food safety risk assessment agency has commissioned a study on the potential health effects of nanotechnologies used in products.

The German Federal Institute of Risk Assessment (BfR) has commissioned the University of Stuttgart to conduct the survey on the risks of nanotechnological applications in food, cosmetics and other everyday items, according to a report by the Nanoforum.

(Ed.'s note: It was the BfR that determined that Nano particles were not the cause of health problems triggered by sealing sprays! in the well-hyped case of Magic-Nano.)


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