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Experts on Sustainability Council’s nanoparticles report

Peter Griffin posted in on June 25th, 2010.

The Sustainability Council of New Zealand released a report this week looking at what it describes as the “rising tide of consumer products containing nanomaterials” that haven’t yet had risk assessments. News reports this week drawing on information contained in the report look specifically at cosmetics on sale in New Zealand that contain nanoparticles that […]

TVNZ/One News: Chemical-free cosmetic created in NZ

Peter Griffin posted in on February 11th, 2010.

AgResearch scientists have discovered a the formula for a new cosmetic, which can be made without the use of chemicals in the extraction process. The cosmetic is made from rolled oats and a common weed, and has a firming effect on skin to which it is applied. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Becky MacDonald, […]

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