Consumer Safety Groups File First Lawsuit on Risks of Nanotechnology

December 21, 2011

San Francisco, CA – Concerned by the growing body of scientific reports cautioning against the unregulated use of nanotechnology in consumer products, a coalition of nonprofit consumer safety and environmental groups sued the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today. The case is the first lawsuit over the health and
environmental risks of nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

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