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April 8th, 2010

Sunscreen nanoparticles could be toxic if eaten

Abstract:
Nanoparticles of zinc oxide present in sunscreens could prove toxic if consumed accidentally, according to a study.

Philip Moos and colleagues note that there is ongoing concern about the potential toxicity of nanoparticles of various materials, which may have different physical and chemical properties than larger particles.

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