Friday, May 5, 2006


Toxic warning for nano industry

`Nanotechnology companies need to do more to understand potential toxic effects of their products, a senior UK researcher has warned.

Professor Anthony Seaton, of Aberdeen University, said “very little” was still known about the health impacts of particles engineered at small scales.

His concern over nanoparticles covered production and lab workers as well as consumers, he told a conference.’

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