26 Jul '11, 1pm

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I’d like to see the data on the rocks vs. sand analogy, because I don’t buy it in practice: 1. Sunscreens are rarely spread to one particle’s thickness. 2. The SPF testing (per the 1999 OTC monograph) we’ve done has demonstrated no SPF benefit was achieved from using nano vs. non-nano particle sizes 10-20x that of the nano material. 3. Chemical manufacturers leverage the ‘smaller is better’ mentality because it’s the ‘new’ stuff and commands a premium price based on this perception. It’s an intuitive theory, but based on our data, the benefit is non-existent practically. 4. I don’t quite fathom the author reporting that ‘not enough is known about nano’ (true) with the interviewee’s claim that there are 400 papers? 400? Online publications vs. peer reviewed? I’d love to see that bibliography list and sources. 5. Skin absorption is only one concern; environmental toxicity is...

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