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Five things worth knowing about nanoparticles and sunscreens

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Published on Jun 15, 2014

http://youtube.com/riskbites

As summer arrives and people start thinking about sunburn and skin cancer, Risk Bites takes a look at five things it's worth knowing about nanoparticles in sunscreens.
For more information on the pros and cons of nanoparticles in sunscreens, check out the links below. And please remember to join the conversation in the comments below.

The Risk Bites Team:
Andrew Maynard
David Faulkner
Alyssa Berry

Risk Bites is supported by:
University of Michigan Risk Science Center. http://riskscience.umich.edu
University of Michigan School of Public Health. http://www.sph.umich.edu/

Backing track: Based on Blue and Green by Rimsky. http://www.premiumbeat.com/royalty_fr...


FURTHER INFORMATION AND READING

European Commission review of zinc oxide in sunscreens: http://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific...

European Commission Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety Opinion on Titanium Dioxide (nano form) http://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific...

Environmental Working Group -- The Trouble with Sunscreen Chemicals: http://www.ewg.org/2014sunscreen/the-...

The Nanotechnology in your Sunscreen -- The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/science/sm...

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