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December 22nd, 2009

Nanotechnology in packaging presents rewards and risks

Abstract:
Consumer safety and supply issues must be addressed before nanotechnology is readily accepted in the packaging community. That's according to PIRA consultant Dr. Graham Moore, who spoke at a recent online conference by NanoKTN. Keeping those issues in mind, Moore noted in a Packagingnews.co.uk article that nanotechnology offers considerable potential for packaging, with "barriers, track and trace, anti-counterfeit measures and intelligent packaging all identified as possible outlets for nanotechnologies." Moore's book, "Nanotechnology in Packaging," was previously reviewed in Packaging World magazine.

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