What if my cosmetic product contains nanomaterials?

Published 
April 26, 2016

The European Commission defines a nanomaterial as “a natural, incidental or manufactured material containing particles, in an unbound state or as an aggregate or as an agglomerate and where, for 50 % or more of the particles in the number size distribution, one or more external dimensions is in the size range 1 nm - 100 nm.”

Nanomaterials are divided into three groups according to their structure:

Nanoparticles and fullerenes

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Nanotubes and nanofibers

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