Risk Mitigation Strategies For Nanotechnology

Law360, New York (October 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Despite regulatory uncertainties and the lack of safety data, companies are rushing nanomaterials to market in a wide variety of FDA regulated product categories. A public inventory of products that claim to contain nanomaterials includes products such as foods (including dietary supplements), food packaging and other food contact products, cosmetics, devices, and drugs.[1]

Food and food contact products listed in the inventory include oils, tea, nutritional and sports supplements, food storage containers, plastic wrap, and kitchenware. Some of these products are claimed to help control weight,...
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