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Nanomaterials public meeting

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA will conduct a public meeting Sept. 8 to discuss regulated products that may contain nanoscale materials and request public comment on how to implement the recommendations of the Nanotechnology Task Force Report, according to an Aug. 7 Federal Register notice. In the notice, the agency asks for comment on proper assessment tools to evaluate nanomaterials, manufacturing processes for products containing nanomaterials and for personal accounts of experiences with nanoscale materials. Comments are due Oct. 24. The Nanotechnology Task Force issued its recommendations to FDA in July 2007 (1"The Tan Sheet" July 30, 2007, p. 12)...

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