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March 17th, 2007

Nanotechnology risk discussion is heating up in Australia

The Australian government has released a summary of the results from a call to Australian industry to identify its use of engineered nanomaterials. In response to the release of this nanotechnology products inventory, the environmental activist group The Greens New South Wales have called on the Australian government to put an immediate moratorium on the release of consumer products containing manufactured nanomaterials until adequate regulation is in place and to establish a regulatory body to assess the health and environmental risks of nanomaterials.


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