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June 20th, 2010

Sustainability Council: Nanotech Commercialisation Racing Ahead Of Safety Regulation

Abstract:
New Zealand women are being exposed to cosmetic products containing a typeof nanomaterial that has been stripped from the shelves in Europe and Australia.

Products containing nanoparticles called "fullerenes" remain on sale in New Zealand even though the European cosmetics industry has pledged not to use them until more is known about their safety. Three product lines - Perricone MD's Ceramic Eye Smoother and Skin Smoother and Dr Brandt's Lineless Cream - are labelled by the manufacturers as containing fullerenes.

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