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Australia, New Zealand Take Step Toward Regulating Nanotechnology

Posted: October 31, 2008

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While no major concern has been raised from the industry for nanotechnology in cosmetics as of yet, the concept has created a stir. And while there are obvious differences between ingesting nanotechnology and topically applying it, history has shown that regulations from the foods industry tend to make their way into cosmetics. Whether or not  Australia's move to propose regulating nanotechnology in foods causes a ripple effect in cosmetics has yet to be seen, but it may be something worth watching.