Should we worry about nanomaterials?

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This is an article about nanomaterials, and the safety concerns that surround their use. This article aims to provide a balanced view of the current debate and evidence.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This is article from a series called 'Should we worry about..?' . The purpose of the series is to provide balanced information on chemicals that have had a high profile in the media. They are authored and approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry's Environment, Health and Committee (EHSC). One of the EHSC's aims is to help to improve the public image of chemistry and chemists by improving public understanding of the risks associated with the benefits of chemicals. To learn more about the EHSC, please go to www.rsc.org/ehsc .