Tightening FDA Nanotech Regs On Food, Cosmetics

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 1:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in April 2012 issued two draft guidance documents relating to the use of nanotechnology in food and food packaging and cosmetics.

Although broader in scope, the first, titled "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" covers the use of nanotechnology in the manufacture of food ingredients, including color additives, and food contact substances, e.g., packaging.

The second, "Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products," covers the use of nanotechnology...

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