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NRDC Comments on Nanoparticles in Sunscreens, Cosmetics, and Personal Care Products

An explosion of nanotechnology research has lead to a variety of promising new discoveries ranging from potential cancer treatments and energy production methods to the prevention of coffee stains, skin wrinkles, and bad hair days. While little is understood about the potential health and environmental implications of the widespread use of nano-sized chemicals, preliminary research indicates that there is cause for concern.

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