Sunscreen Cos. — 1st To Get Burned By Nano Suits?

Law360, New York (July 27, 2011, 3:33 PM EDT) -- Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration made a splash by issuing long-awaited rules that significantly change the way that sunscreen products will labeled. On the same day, the FDA issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“ANPRM”)[1] related to spray sunscreens that received almost no attention, but is potentially very significant, because it could lead to the first mandatory warning for a mass consumer product containing nanomaterials.

Specifically, the FDA has requested comment on a draft mandatory warning it is considering that would tell...
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