Science & Research
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In April 2012 FDA issued for public comment two product-specific draft guidance documents to address the use of nanotechnology by the foods and cosmetics industries.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.
Draft Guidance Documents and Related Resources
- News Release: FDA issues draft guidance on nanotechnology
Fact Sheet: Nanotechnology FDA’s Approach to Regulation of Nanotechnology Products
- Consumer Update: FDA Continues Dialogue on 'Nano' Regulation
Draft Guidance for Industry: Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products Draft Guidance for Industry: Assessing the Effects of Significant Manufacturing Process Changes, Including Emerging Technologies, on the Safety and Regulatory Status of Food Ingredients and Food Contact Substances, Including Food Ingredients that are Color Additives