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FDA Continues Dialogue on 'Nano' Regulation

Apr. 2012- The first draft guideline, “Draft Guidance for Industry, Considering Whether an FDA-Regulated Product Involves the Application of Nanotechnology”, was published in the Federal Register in June, 2011.  The FDA is still reviewing and receiving comments on this document from the public.In April 2012 the FDA is issuing two new draft guidelines for manufacturers of food substances and ...

Safety of Nanomaterials in Food Packaging

Aug. 2008- The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Grocery Manufacturers Association have released a report addressing the safety of nanomaterials in food packaging.


Regulating the Products of Nanotechnology

An examination of the FDA's ability to regulate products containing nanotechnology

What! EPA is Regulating Me? Approaches to Managing Industrial Nanoscale Materials

Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) regulates the manufacture and use of industrial chemicals to control potential unreasonable risks to human health and the environment from the workplace to the consumer. Identifying the implications and avoiding additional unintended consequences of nanoscale materials (NMs) is challenging, ...