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May 17th, 2010

Tiny particles in skin range kept secret, say lobbyists

Abstract:
An environmental lobby group in Australia has accused a "natural" skincare company of misleading consumers about the use of nanoparticles in its products.

Jurlique told Friends of the Earth last year that its products did not contain nano-grade titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.

But a response from within the company to an anonymous survey, done by consumers on behalf of Friends of the Earth, said its sunscreens "use fine titanium dioxide as nanoparticles."

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