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Friends of the Earth lodge ASX complaint against sunscreen ingredient manufacturer

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Tell the truth. Put nano on the label.

Please take action by signing our letter to the Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Catherine King calling for Mandatory labelling of nano-ingredients.
 
You may be surprised (and concerned) to know that many sunscreen products contain potentially dangerous nano-ingredients.

You won't find them listed on the label, because product manufacturers would prefer that you didn't know about them.

Major sunscreen brands misled by non-nano claims, raising health concerns

MEDIA STATEMENT

Major sunscreen brands misled by non-nano claims, raising health concerns

More major sunscreen brands misled by non-nano claims, showing regulatory failure

MEDIA RELEASE. Wednesday, July 25, 2012
 

New nano research reveals massive regulatory failure

MEDIA RELEASE Friends of the Earth Australia February 10, 2012

The Australian government’s National Measurement Institute has released early research at the International Conference on Nanotechnology (ICONN) in Perth this week that casts doubt on the nano content of popular sunscreens. This research highlights the failure of state and federal governments to regulate nano-sunscreens.

Position available - Nanotechnology Project Coordinator

 4 or 5 days/ week position.

Are you an environment or social justice campaigner who's passionate about science and technology issues? We're looking for a new coordinator for our nanotechnology work. Applications close Tuesday 14 February 2012.

Hasselhoffs to Health Minister: Please regulate nano-sunscreens

January 18, 2012

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