Elsevier, a global provider of scientific, technical and medical information on products and solutions, has announced the launch of an open access journal, ‘Colloid and Interface Science Communications’ (COLCOM), relevant to the beauty industry.
In a joint effort to address safety issues and regulatory challenges in nanomaterials, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and co-ordinators of four European FP7 projects has hosted another meeting to trigger discussion and networking...
At a time when nanotechnology has come under further scrutiny in the cosmetics industry, scientists from UCLA have developed a novel screening technology that can quickly assess the properties of metal-oxide nanomaterials.
A nanotechnology product inventory shows a rapidly growing cosmetic
products sector from a widening geographical base
- underlining the increasing need for nanotechnology
regulation on an international scale.
Nanotechnology creates substances with new chemical properties that
we do not yet understand. A science with such huge potential
deserves closer attention to the possible risks, before it falls
the wrong side of belated discoveries...