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FDA Issues Two Draft Guidances Related to Nanotechnology Applications in Cosmetics and Food Substances

In April 2012 FDA issued for public comment two product-specific draft guidance documents to address the use of nanotechnology by the foods and cosmetics industries. Both guidance documents are being issued as part of FDA’s ongoing implementation of recommendations from FDA’s 2007 Nanotechnology Task Force Report.