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September 11th, 2007

Nano Particles Not Harmful To Users

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Nano particles, microscopic particles produced using nanotechnology are not harmful to users, the Dewan Rakyat was told Tuesday.

Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry parliamentary secretary Datuk Dr Mohd Ruddin Abdul Ghani said to date, no study had indicated the new technology was dangerous to users.

He allayed fears raised by Datuk Dr James Dawos Mamit (BN-Mambong) on claims that nanoparticles were harmful.

Earlier, Mohd Ruddin had explained the use of nanotechnology in medicine, communications technology and manufacturing.

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