24 Jun '11, 12am

New FDA sunscreen rules called blind to nanotechnology - 06/23/2011 For Immediate Release Cont...

Contact: Ian Illuminato, Friends of the Earth, 250-478-7135, [email protected] ; Colin O’Neil, International Center for Technology Assessment, 202-547-9359, [email protected] ; Michael Hansen, Consumers Union, 914-378-2452, [email protected] Agency fails to protect consumers from untested, unlabeled nano ingredients lurking in many widely used sunscreens WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s newly released sunscreen rules fail to meaningfully consider the risks posed by nanoscale ingredients, according to public interest groups including Friends of the Earth, The International Center for Technology Assessment and Consumers Union. “The FDA’s new rule fails to address any of the concerns we raised five years ago in our legal petition,” said George Kimbrell, senior attorney at ICTA. “FDA’s continuing failure to address these pressing health and environmen...

Full article: http://www.foe.org/new-fda-sunscreen-rules-called-blind-n...

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