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October 4th, 2006

FDA Is Not Nanotech-Ready

A new report released today, Regulating the Products of Nanotechnology: Does FDA Have the Tools It Needs? by Michael Taylor, a former Deputy Commissioner for Policy at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), examines the agency's capacity to properly regulate new products containing nanotechnology materials -- including food, drugs, medical devices, dietary supplements and cosmetics. Taylor's report comes days before FDA's first major public meeting on nanotechnology oversight, scheduled for October 10, 2006.


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